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inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient