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slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
preeminent - outstanding; superior
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite