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recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
trifling - trivial; unimportant
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.