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laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
vie - contend; compete
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire