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frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply