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plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
adherent - supporter; follower