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::: pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
::: confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
::: animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
::: subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
::: endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river