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::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: compute - reckon; calculate
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in