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problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)