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dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
calamity - disaster; misery
avuncular - of or like an uncle