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::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
::: assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
::: connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
::: adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
::: detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
::: turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil