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laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant