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drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
recapitulate - summarize
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent