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adj. pertaining to beauty, sensitive or responsive to beauty
aesthetic
adj. no longer in existence or functioning, dead
defunct
v. to frustrate, thwart, or defeat, to confuse, perplex, or embarrass
discomfit
v. to take up and support, to become attatched to, adopt, to marry
espouse
n. an object believed to have magical powers, an object of unreasoning devotion or reverence
fetish
adj. living together in a herd or group, sociable, seeking company of others
gregarious
adj. marked by a persistent absence of good luck
hapless
adj. faultless, beyond criticism or blame
impeccable
v. to trouble with demands, to beg for insistently
importune
v. to insert between other parts or things, to present as an addition or correction
interpolate
adj. incapable of being repaired or rectified
irreparable
adj. concise, using few words
laconic
v. to become weak, feeble, or dull, to droop, to be depressed or dispirited, to suffer neglect
languish
adj. given to lying or deception, untrue
menddacious
n. the lower point
nadir
adj. present in all places at all times
omnipresent
adj. done in a superficial or halfhearted manner, without interest or enthusiasm
perfunctory
adj. expressive of sorrow or woe, melancholy
plaintive
v. to make suitable repayment, as for kindness, service , or favor, to make retaliation, as for an injury or wrong, to reciprocate
tantamount