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lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
deserts - what someone deserves
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels