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ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
indict - charge; N. indictment
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
ambrosia - food of the gods
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children