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legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
gullible - easily deceived
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
decoy - lure or bait; V.
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of