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Word: simian

Definition: monkeylike; N: ape or monkey


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::: remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
::: pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
::: introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
::: annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
::: fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
::: stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind