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balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
concord - harmony; accord
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos