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dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)