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dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals