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angst
(noun) anxiety or apprehension accompanied by depression
mettle
(noun) courage, spirit, high quality of character
bourgeoisie
(noun) middle class
détente
(noun) reduced political tension between rivals
précis
(noun) concise summary of literature
dregs
(noun) sediments, the bottom, least desirable portions
domicile
(noun) residence
chagrin
(noun) mental discomfort due to embarrassment
nadir
(noun) lowest point, opposite of zenith
ethereal
(adj.) enchanting, delicate, celestial, misty, heavenly
sordid
(adj.) morally degraded in reference to behavior
myopic
(adj.) looking at close situation, not the future or "big picture"