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