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vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim