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astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
droll - queer and amusing
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
promontory - headland
granary - storehouse for grain