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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection