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dispirited - lacking in spirit
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)