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::: ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
::: seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
::: lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
::: lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary