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PROCRASTINATE
transitive verb: to put off intentionally and habitually
intransitive verb: to put off intentionally the doing of something that should be done
STIGMATIZE
1a. archaic: brand
b: to describe or identify in opprobrious terms
2: to mark with stigmata
CALLOUS
1 a: being hardened and thickened
b: having calluses <callous hands>
2 a: feeling no emotion
b: feeling or showing no sympathy for others : hard-hearted
FLAY
1: to strip off the skin or surface of : skin
2: to criticize harshly : excoriate
3: lash
MACHIAVELLIAN
1: of or relating to Machiavelli or Machiavellianism
2: suggesting the principles of conduct laid down by Machiavelli ; specifically : marked by cunning, duplicity, or bad faith
SAGA
1 : a prose narrative recorded in Iceland in the 12th and 13th centuries of historic or legendary figures and events of the heroic age of Norway and Iceland
2: a modern heroic narrative resembling the Icelandic saga
3: a long detailed account <a saga of the Old South>
VACILLATE
1 a: to sway through lack of equilibrium
b: fluctuate , oscillate
2: to waver in mind, will, or feeling : hesitate in choice of opinions or courses
CANT
ADJECTIVE: lively , lusty
VERB: 1: to give a cant or oblique edge to : bevel, 2: to set at an angle : tilt, 3: to throw with a lurch
intransitive verb 1: to pitch to one side : lean, 2: slope
NOUN 1: obsolete : corner , niche 2: an external angle, 3: a log with one or more squared sides 4 a: an oblique or slanting surface b: inclination , slope
EXTOL
to praise highly : glorify
LASSITUDE
1: a condition of weariness or debility : fatigue
2 : a condition of listlessness : languor
REPERTOIRE
1 a: a list or supply of dramas, operas, pieces, or parts that a company or person is prepared to perform
b: a supply of skills, devices, or expedient; broadly : amount , supply, c: a list or supply of capabilities
VILIFY
1: to lower in estimation or importance
2 : to utter slanderous and abusive statements against : defame
CURRY
1: to clean the coat of with a currycomb, 2: to treat, especially by incorporating oil or grease 3: beat , thrash
INTRINSIC
1a: belonging to the essential nature or constitution of a thing, b: being or relating to a semiconductor in which the concentration of charge carriers is characteristic of the material itself instead of the content of any impurities it contains
2 a: originating or due to causes within a body, organ, or part, b: originating and included wholly within an organ or part
PROFFER
to present for acceptance