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disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition