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spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
languish - lose animation or strength
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work