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swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
skinflint - miser; stingy person
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
penitent - repentant; N.
asteroid - small planet
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured