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prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time