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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
skinflint - miser; stingy person
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated