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dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad