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impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
stipend - pay for services
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height