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aloft - upward; high up in the air
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant