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unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
genre - particular variety of art or literature
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at