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tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
alchemy - medieval chemistry
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
malady - illness
condiments - seasonings; spices
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses