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incite, v.
to provoke and urge on
sledges, n.
a vehicle mounted on low runners drawn by work animals, such as horses or dogs, and used for transporting loads across ice, snow, and rough ground
melodious, adj.
of, relating to, or containing a pleasing succession of sounds; tuneful
platitude, n.
a trite or bland remark or statement, especially one expressed as if it were original or significant
capacious, adj.
capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
uncongenial, adj.
not compatible or sympathetic, as in character
amiableness, adj.
friendly and agreeable in disposition; good natured and likeable
dross, n.
waste or impure matter
enervating, v.
to weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of
climes, n.
climate
inexorable, adj.
not capable or being persuaded by entreaty; relentless
diffusing, v.
to put and cause to spread freely
fervent, adj.
having or showing great emotion of zeal; ardent
conjectures, n.
inference or judgement based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork
suppliant, adj/n.
asking humbly and earnestly; beseeching
effusion, n.
an unrestrained outpouring of feeling
solicitude, n.
the state of being solicitious; care or concern, as for the well-being of another
injunction, n.
the act or an instance of enjoining; a command, directive, or order
conciliating, v.
to overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease
satiate, v.
to satisfy fully
fortitude, n.
strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage
ardour, n.
fiery intensity of feeling
fortnight, n.
a period of 14 days; two weeks
paroxysm, n.
a sudden outburst of emotion or action
fastidious, adj.
possessing or displaying careful, meticulous attention to detail
ameliorate, v.
to make or become better; improve
irrevocably, adj.
impossible to retract or revoke
irradiated, v.
to expose to radiation
syndics, n.
one appointed to represent a corporation, university, or other organization in business transactions; a business agent
disconsolate, adj.
seeming beyond consolation; extremely dejected
chamois, n.
a soft leather made from the hide of this animal or other animals such as deer or sheep