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pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
impair - injure; hurt; damage
cadet - student at a military school
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean