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slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise