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atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
indisputable - too certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)