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malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
bolster - support; reinforce
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
crave - desire; want intensely
decapitate - behead
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state