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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
apiculture - bee-keeping
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler