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halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items