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ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus