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snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
deluge - flood; rush; V.
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones