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imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
edify - instruct; correct morally