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trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
clime - climate
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive