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reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come