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dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
depredation - plundering; destruction
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency