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imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
defalcate - embezzle