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sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work