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ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon