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woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
sprightly - lively
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
inamorata - woman whom a man loves