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::: quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
::: fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
::: reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme