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leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
chronic - long established as a disease
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.