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despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage