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::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
::: innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
::: doggerel - poor verse
::: schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
::: ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
::: loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity