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despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
underscore - underline; emphasize
blandishment - flattery
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional