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askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
garner - gather; store up; amass
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
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group