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porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart