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inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
practicable - feasible
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love