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lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
regime - method of system or government
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply