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hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
forward - presumptuous or bold
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb