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slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
concise - brief and compact