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dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
avuncular - of or like an uncle
convex - curving outward
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
dearth - scarcity
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement