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::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
::: scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
::: riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
::: bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
::: corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer