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dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
dauntless - bold; fearless
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous