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blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
endue - provide with some quality; endow
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip