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vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
onus - burden; responsibility
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing