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malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
agenda - items of business at a meeting
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.