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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
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
recurrent - occurring again and again
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity