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oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
deleterious - harmful
viand - food; CF. live
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.