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untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
impair - injure; hurt; damage