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::: sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
::: consternation - great shock; dismay
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: nugatory - worthless; futile
::: institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
::: tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
::: frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''