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squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
cogitate - think over; ponder
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome