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sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses