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inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age