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sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story