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formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
crinkle - wrinkle