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listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
aloft - upward; high up in the air
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for