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ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
abode - dwelling place; home
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness