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scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
captious - faultfinding; too critical
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
annuity - yearly allowance
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
apposite - appropriate; fitting