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flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)