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Vocabulary 2

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etherized
anesthetized or sedated (with ether)
tedious
boring ; time consuming and mundane
insidious
harmful in a gradual or subtle (sneaky) way
digress
to go off topic ; to ramble
malinger
to feign (fake) illness to get out of work
formulated
reduced to or expressed as numbers or data ; planned
deferential
giving into someone else's opinions or values
politic
diplomatic ; tactiful
meticulous
marked by close attention to detail
obtuse
slow in intellect
resignation
acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable
sodden
saturated with water
lacerate
to tear or cut deeply
desecrate
treat something sacred with disrespect
mien
a person's look or manner ; facial expression
saunter
walk in a slow, relaxed manner
disconsolate
miserable, dejected
broach
raise (a topic) for discussion
temerity
excessive confidence and boldness
eulogy
speech in praise of a deceased person