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::: dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
::: fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
::: effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
::: vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
::: pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy