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malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful