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assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
rabble - mob; noisy crowd
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality