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::: ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
::: cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
::: precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
::: lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence