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negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
gnarled - twisted
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast