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languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
reiterate - repeat
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison