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attrition
noun a wearing down to weaken or destroy by continuous attack or pressure
insipid
adj. lacking interest or significance; lacking significance or impact; lacking taste or flavor or tang
menagerie
noun a collection of live animals in captivity for study or display
mirth
noun great merriment; amusement
apathy
noun the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally; an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
magnanimous
adj. very generous and forgiving, especially towards a rival less powerful; noble and generous in spirit
famished
adj. extremely hungry
auspices
noun kindly endorsement and guidance; patronage or support
anticipation
noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm); to realize beforehand
notoriety
noun the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality
auspicious
adj. auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
countenance
noun the appearance or expression conveyed by a person's face
ingenious
adj. characterized by cleverness or originality of invention or construction
lethargy
noun a state of being drowsy, dull, indifferent, lazy, listless, unenergetic, sluggish
forlorn
adj. desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable
spasmodic
adj. given to or characterized by bursts of excitement
edification
noun moral improvement or guidance
forbearance
noun the act of refraining or abstaining from something
frivolous
adj. not serious in content or attitude or behavior; self-indulgently carefree
vindictive
adj. showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite; disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge