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genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
belated - delayed
trickster - person who cheats people
preamble - introductory statement
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people