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slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
clientele - body of customers
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin