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solicitous
adj.
showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something
nonentity
n.
a person or thing of no importance
annul
v.
to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative; to declare legally invalid or void
recourse
n.
a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
bolster
v.
to support, give a boost to
n.
a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post
blase
adj.
indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
staid
adj.
serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct
prone
adj.
lying face down; inclined, likely
peruse
v.
to read thoroughly and carefully
muster
v.
to bring together for service or battle; to gather or summon, include
n.
a list of men for military service; a gathering, accumulation
residue
n.
a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
promontory
n.
a high point of land extending into water
qualm
n.
a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving or doubt; a feeling of faintness or nausea
obsess
v.
to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind
porous
adj.
full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water
oust
v.
to remove, drive out of a position or place
frivolous
adj.
of little importance, not worthy of serious attention; not meant seriously
ornate
adj.
elaborately decorated; showily splendid
deplore
v.
to feel or express regret or disapproval
sustain
v.
to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo; to bear up under, withstand; to affirm the validity of