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chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
dissent - disagree
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize