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reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
monograph - scholarly article
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected