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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.
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child