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::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
::: liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
::: taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: 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
::: lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
::: compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided