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legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
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
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
impious - irreverent