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flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
sluggard - lazy person
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
adore - love deeply and respect highly
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)