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unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
buffoon - stupid person; clown
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture