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squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
wrath - anger; fury
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues