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sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
opportune - timely; well-chosen
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
bolster - support; reinforce
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.