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slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
doggerel - poor verse
baffle - frustrate; perplex
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather