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totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random