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dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
canto - division of a long poem
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
botch - mismanage; blow
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe