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poignant
A sad season, nowhere more poignant than in the ghettos of England just then.
painfully affecting the feelings
palsy
The bandits were palsied with terror
uncontrollable tremor
Gascony
"By all means," said the Gascon.
province of SW France, just north of the Pryrenees
languorous
the bright fruit hung in the languorous heat.
producing listlessness or indolence (languid)
diffident
His very silences, his diffident hesitation, fought for him.
hesitant in acting or speaking through lack of self-confidence
stoat
I had to act the helpless rabbit, paralysed by the watching stoat.
a weasel or ermine (vicious)
inexorable
With the Toledo steal glinting in contrast, he moved inexorably towards me.
not to be persuaded or stopped