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ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
interminable - endless
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited