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slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
decelerate - slow down
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
gratuity - tip
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure