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platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
denigrate - blacken; defame
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose