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sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually