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severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
infirmity - weakness
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday