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fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
hovel - shack; small wretched house
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly