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scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen