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plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
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
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
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
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment