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::: trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
::: vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives