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dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person