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Word: straggle

Definition: stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch


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::: concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
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::: dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
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::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
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