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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze