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inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment