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sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston