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engross - occupy fully; absorb
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
wastrel - waster; profligate
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds