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woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude