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::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
::: unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
::: knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
::: unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
::: maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
::: shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick