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witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme