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apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify