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subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
innocuous - harmless
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln