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estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children