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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
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion