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salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble