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bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
dishearten - discourage
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private