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intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
preamble - introductory statement
approbation - approval
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful