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inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture