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dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
apprise - inform
alimentary - supplying nourishment
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
alcove - nook; recess