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default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
sluggard - lazy person
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit