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::: dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
::: persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
::: comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
::: lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon