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loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
abeyance - suspended action
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk