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enervate - weaken; take away energy from
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise