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prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
misgivings - doubts
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview