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impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
malady - illness
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
append - attach
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence