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desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
replica - copy
agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.