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languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate