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::: germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
::: ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
::: proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
::: apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
::: boor - rude, insensitive person
::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
::: propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)