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::: futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
::: synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
::: seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
::: chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
::: unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person