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::: gruel - thin liquid porridge
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
::: actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
::: uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect