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::: impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
::: apprehensive - fearful; discerning
::: respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.