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unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
mollify - soothe an angry person
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
distrait - absentminded; distracted
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite