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::: abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
::: culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
::: benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person