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paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
inconsequential - insignificant; unimportant
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?