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tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
monetary - pertaining to money
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
illimitable - infinite; limitless
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend