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grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed