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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
annuity - yearly allowance
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured