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harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
scanty - meager; insufficient
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society