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compensatory - making up for; repaying
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion