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doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
abeyance - suspended action
partition - divide into parts
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory