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destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official