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mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
matrimony - state of being married
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
nutritious - providing nourishment
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition