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garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die