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subsequent - following in time or order; later
wastrel - waster; profligate
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
lateral - of or coming from the side
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed