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languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
denigrate - blacken; defame