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::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: nefarious - very wicked
::: foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble