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catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
gnarled - twisted
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
braggart - boaster; bragger
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid