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aptitude - fitness; talent
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
generate - cause; produce; create
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.