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primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
abbreviate - shorten
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
decelerate - slow down
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply