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apprehensive - fearful; discerning
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive