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::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
::: torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
::: inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
::: reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
::: vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
::: parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal