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archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
blunder - error; stupid mistake
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid