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proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
tenet - doctrine; dogma
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
linguistic - pertaining to language
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle