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peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
declivity - downward slope
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence