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gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
adept - expert at; very skilled
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
slither - slip or slide
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted