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swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
throes - violent anguish
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
arsenal - storage place for military equipment
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
credence - belief
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity