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oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
onerous - burdensome