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stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate