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oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction