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copious –adjective 1. large in quantity or number; abundant; plentiful: copious amounts of food. 2. having or yielding an abundant supply: a copious larder; a copious harvest. 3. exhibiting abundance or fullness, as of thoughts or words. Origin: 1350–1400; ME < L cōpiōsus plentiful, rich, equiv. to cōpi ( a ) wealth ( co- co- + op ( s ) Ops + -ia -ia) + -ōsus -ous co-Ops-ia-ous
dejected adjective depressed in spirits; disheartened; low-spirited: The dejected expression on the face of the loser spoiled my victory.
inseparable –adjective 1. incapable of being separated, parted, or disjoined: inseparable companions. –noun Usually, inseparables. 2. inseparable objects, qualities, etc. 3. inseparable companions or friends.
wretched –adjective, -er, -est. 1. very unfortunate in condition or circumstances; miserable; pitiable. 2. characterized by or attended with misery and sorrow. 3. despicable, contemptible, or mean: a wretched miser. 4. poor, sorry, or pitiful; worthless: a wretched job of sewing.
pacify verb (used with object), -fied, -fy·ing. 1. to bring or restore to a state of peace or tranquillity; quiet; calm: to pacify an angry man. 2. to appease: to pacify one's appetite. 3. to reduce to a state of submission, esp. by military force; subdue. 1425–75; late ME < L pācificāre to make peace.
heighten –verb (used with object) 1. to increase the height of; make higher. 2. to increase the degree or amount of; augment: Cézanne's death heightened the value of his paintings. 3. to strengthen, deepen, or intensify: to heighten the plot of a story; to heighten one's awareness or appreciation; to heighten one's suffering. 4. to bring out the important features of, as in a drawing: to heighten a picture with Chinese white. –verb (used without object) 5. to become higher. 6. to increase: The tension heightened as the enemy forces advanced. 7. to brighten or become more intense.
cargo –noun, plural -goes, -gos. 1. the lading or freight of a ship, airplane, etc. 2. load 3. cargos, pants or shorts having several cargo pockets to hold bulky gear and small items. –adjective 4. of or denoting a style of pants or shorts with cargo pockets.
vessel –noun 1. a craft for traveling on water, now usually one larger than an ordinary rowboat; a ship or boat. 2. an airship. 3. a hollow or concave utensil, as a cup, bowl, pitcher, or vase, used for holding liquids or other contents. 4. Anatomy, Zoology. a tube or duct, as an artery or vein, containing or conveying blood or some other body fluid. 5. Botany. a duct formed in the xylem, composed of connected cells that have lost their intervening partitions, that conducts water and mineral nutrients. 6. a person regarded as a holder or receiver of something, esp. something nonmaterial: a vessel of grace; a vessel of wrath.
intolerable –adjective 1. not tolerable; unendurable; insufferable: intolerable pain. tolerable= 1. capable of being tolerated; endurable: His arrogance is no longer tolerable. 2. fairly good; not bad.
loathsome –adjective causing feelings of loathing; disgusting; revolting; repulsive: a loathsome skin disease. loathing=–noun strong dislike or disgust; intense aversion.
scarce -adjective 1. insufficient to satisfy the need or demand; not abundant. 2. seldom met with; rare.
respiration -noun the act of respiring; inhalation and exhalation of air; breathing. 1. the act of respiring; inhalation and exhalation of air; breathing. 2. Biology. a. the sum total of the physical and chemical processes in an organism by which oxygen is conveyed to tissues and cells, and the oxidation products, carbon dioxide and water, are given off. b. an analogous chemical process, as in muscle cells or in anaerobic bacteria, occurring in the absence of oxygen.
rendered verb 1. to cause to be or become; make: to render someone helpless. 2. to do; perform: to render a service. 3. to furnish; provide: to render aid. 4. to exhibit or show (obedience, attention, etc.). 5. to present for consideration, approval, payment, action, etc., as an account. 6. to return; to make (a payment in money, kind, or service) as by a tenant to a superior: knights rendering military service to the lord. 7. to pay as due (a tax, tribute, etc.). 8. to deliver formally or officially; hand down: to render a verdict.
inhabitants noun a person or animal that inhabits a place, esp. as a permanent resident.
envied -noun 1. a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another's advantages, success, possessions, etc. 2. an object of envious feeling. -verb 3. to regard with envy; be envious of. to regard with envy; be envious of: He envies her the position she has achieved in her profession.
apprehension Noun 1. anticipation of adversity or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil. 2. the faculty or act of apprehending, esp. intuitive understanding; perception on a direct and immediate level. 3. acceptance of or receptivity to information without passing judgment on its validity, often without complete comprehension. 4. a view, opinion, or idea on any subject. 5. the act of arresting; seizure.
procure verb 1. to obtain or get by care, effort, or the use of special means: to procure evidence. 2. to bring about, esp. by unscrupulous and indirect means: to procure secret documents. 3. to obtain (a person) for the purpose of prostitution.
wearied Adjective 1. physically or mentally exhausted by hard work, exertion, strain, etc.; fatigued; tired: weary eyes; a weary brain. 2. characterized by or causing fatigue: a weary journey. 3. impatient or dissatisfied with something (often fol. by of ): weary of excuses. 4. characterized by or causing impatience or dissatisfaction; tedious; irksome: a weary wait.
unmercifully Adjective 1. merciless; relentless; severe; cruel; pitiless. 2. unsparingly great, extreme, or excessive, as amounts: to talk for an unmerciful length of time.
accursed -adjective 1. under a curse; doomed; ill-fated. 2. damnable; detestable.
stench -noun 1. an offensive smell or odor; stink. 2. a foul quality.
gratify verb to give pleasure to (a person or persons) by satisfying desires or humoring inclinations or feelings: Her praise will gratify all who worked so hard to earn it. 2. to satisfy; indulge; humor, as one's desires or appetites. 3. Obsolete. to reward; remunerate.
attentively -adjective 1. characterized by or giving attention; observant. 2. thoughtful of others; considerate; polite; courteous.
dread verb 1. to fear greatly; be in extreme apprehension of: to dread death. 2. to be reluctant to do, meet, or experience: I dread going to big parties. 3. Archaic. to hold in respectful awe.
bitter adjective 1. having a harsh, disagreeably acrid taste, like that of aspirin, quinine, wormwood, or aloes. 2. producing one of the four basic taste sensations; not sour, sweet, or salt. 3. hard to bear; grievous; distressful: a bitter sorrow. 4. causing pain; piercing; stinging: a bitter chill. 5. characterized by intense antagonism or hostility: bitter hatred. 6. hard to admit or accept: a bitter lesson. 7. resentful or cynical: bitter words.
voyage –noun 1. a course of travel or passage, esp. a long journey by water to a distant place. 2. a passage through air or space, as a flight in an airplane or space vehicle. 3. a journey or expedition from one place to another by land. 4. Often, voyages. journeys or travels as the subject of a written account, or the account itself: the voyages of Marco Polo. 5. Obsolete. an enterprise or undertaking.
assertion -noun 1. a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason. 2. an act of asserting.
essential –adjective 1. absolutely necessary; indispensable: Discipline is essential in an army. 2. pertaining to or constituting the essence of a thing. 3. noting or containing an essence of a plant, drug, etc. 4. being such by its very nature or in the highest sense; natural; spontaneous: essential happiness. 5. Mathematics. a. (of a singularity of a function of a complex variable) noting that the Laurent series at the point has an infinite number of terms with negative powers. b. (of a discontinuity) noting that the function is discontinuous and has no limit at the point. Compare removable ( def. 2 ).removable