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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest