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tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
addiction - compulsive habitual need
distrait - absentminded; distracted
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction