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dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
traverse - go through or across
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
executioner - person administering capital punishment
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry