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detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
impenitent - not repentant
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)