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::: laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
::: avuncular - of or like an uncle
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: trifling - trivial; unimportant
::: dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity