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::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: residue - remainder; balance
::: missile - object to be thrown or projected
::: bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
::: glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions