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gnarled - twisted
sluggard - lazy person
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
discombobulated - discomposed; confused