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dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
slither - slip or slide
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
preamble - introductory statement