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ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
alleviate - relieve (pain)
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk