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awful - terrible; very bad
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity