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esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy