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::: dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
::: pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
::: withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
::: coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
::: empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval