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protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
arraign - charge in court; indict
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
canto - division of a long poem
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast