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languish - lose animation or strength
underlying - lying below; fundamental
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven