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stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder