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cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
gruel - thin liquid porridge
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment