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indolent - lazy
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
surmise - guess; N.
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous