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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based