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harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
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
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
chronic - long established as a disease