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laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
coax - persuade by flattery
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
doggerel - poor verse
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German