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hapless
lackless; unfortunate
reprieve
to postone
futile
having no useful result
caldron
variant of cauldron
transient
passing with time
discordant
not being in accord; conflicting
unfurled
to spread
coy
tending to avoid people and social situations; reserved
lacquered
to coat with a glossy, resinous material, such as the exudation of the lacquer tree
axioms
a self-evident or universal recognized truth; a maxim
dubious
fraught with uncertainty or doubt; undecided
derisive
mocking; jeering
doggedly
stubbornly persevering; tenacious
patronizing
to act as a patron; support or sponsor
kowtowed
to kneel and touch the forhead to the ground in expressing of deep respect, worship, or submission
stiletto
a small dagger with a slender,tapering blade
nonplused
to put at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; bewilder
precarious
dangerously lacking in security or stability
dilapidated
having gallen into a state of disrepair or deterioation
coalesced
to grow together; fuse
ebullience
zestful enthusiasm
audacity
fearless daring; intrepidity
morosely
sullenly melancholy; gloomy
stanch
to stop or check the flow of (blood or tear, for example)