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pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
allege - state without proof
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
evenhanded - impartial; fair