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::: lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
::: prototype - original work used as a model by others
::: intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
::: improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion