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ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
indigent - poor; destitute