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ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
botch - mismanage; blow
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner