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antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
dishearten - discourage
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
gist - essence; main point; substance
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
abysmal - bottomless
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed