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tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
remediable - reparable
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence