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meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical