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coalition
alliance, combination (n)
melange
mixture (n)
lassitude
state of weariness (n)
lethargy
tired, lack of energy (n)
obdurate
stubborn (adj)
prostration
to lie face downward (n)
callous
hard and unfeeling (adj)
interdict
prohibitive order, exclusion from church sacraments (n)
languish
to be neglected or deprived (v)
pervade
to spread throughout, permeate (adj)
consternation
shock or feeling of dismay (n)
arbitrary
random (adj)
calumniate
falsely accuse (v)
recant
to reject belief (v)
fecund
fertile (adj)
ostentatious
over the top, brazen, showy (adj)
genre
type or sort of kind in a category (n)
coercion
to use force to get someone to do something (n)
pusillanimous
timid, cowardly, faint-hearted (adj)
apocryphal
probably not true, but believed to be true (adj)
imbue
to fill something, soak (v)
celerity
quickness in movement or doing something (adj)
abrogate
legally abolish (v)
prescient
foresight, ability to see future (n)
vacillate
indecisive, unable to decide (v)