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Quandary Resolution 3689
doldrums, unheralded, alleviate, cumshaw

 

It was rather hard for her not to be in the doldrums given the unheralded change in her employment status from headliner as a high flying trapeze artist to the one who cleans up after the horses and elephants, and her psychic pain was far from alleviated when a passer by offered her a cumshaw of fifty cents following the circus parade's march through town from the train stop.

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