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enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
decoy - lure or bait; V.
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
brawl - noisy quarrel
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous