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mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism