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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
assiduous - diligent
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
collation - a light meal; collating
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants