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patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset