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pliant - flexible; easily influenced
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
censorious - severely critical
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
affluence - abundance; wealth
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.