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precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
ligneous - like wood
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate