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preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers