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drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
apprise - inform
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware