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inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute