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sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
abate - subside or moderate
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery