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::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
::: waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
::: accost - approach and speak first to a person
::: serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: colossal - huge
::: stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output