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laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk