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backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
celestial - heavenly