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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man