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dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate