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evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
cogent - convincing
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium