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stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages