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prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest