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desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
buffoon - stupid person; clown