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ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
Elysium - place or condition of bliss
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
gist - essence; main point; substance
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory