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lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
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
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart