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anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
trifling - trivial; unimportant
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism