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stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
droll - queer and amusing
indisputable - too certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
ligneous - like wood