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::: askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: monarchy - government under a single ruler
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
::: recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
::: plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
::: ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
::: precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
::: withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax