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maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass