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straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
adept - expert at; very skilled
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive