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tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile