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shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment