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linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic