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bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break