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doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary