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menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person