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listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
cession - yielding to another; ceding
flair - talent
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)