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formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
fissure - crevice; crack
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell