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sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
rotund - (of a person) fat and round