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slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
alcove - nook; recess
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
traverse - go through or across
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
hummock - small hill; hillock
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.