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halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
comprise - include; consist of
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly