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malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
infirmity - weakness
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original