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::: drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
::: jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: edify - instruct; correct morally
::: stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
::: flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)