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opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
malady - illness
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
repast - meal; feast; banquet
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate