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apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
adore - love deeply and respect highly
gruesome - grisly; horrible
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic