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cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness