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solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
alleviate - relieve (pain)
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule