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incipient - beginning; in an early stage
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
adjoin - be next to
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.