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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
accord - agreement
sprightly - lively
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying