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Word: untenable

Definition: (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained

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::: rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
::: ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
::: indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
::: millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
::: polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
::: debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: gist - essence; main point; substance