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::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
::: sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme