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::: environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: advent - arrival
::: factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria