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laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.