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solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
defalcate - embezzle
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar