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::: laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
::: bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
::: peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
::: gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.