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solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
limpid - crystal clear
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)