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caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
patrimony - property inherited from a father
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy