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pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
courier - messenger
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast