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antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
languish - lose animation or strength
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
blunder - error; stupid mistake
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic