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sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
progenitor - ancestor