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fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
gamut - entire range
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic