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rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.