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fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
chuckle - laugh quietly
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
dispirited - lacking in spirit