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embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
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
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics