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abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
studious - given to diligent study
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
sluggard - lazy person
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at