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loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.