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sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G