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inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
shrewd - clever; astute
remediable - reparable
fallible - liable to err
beseech - beg; plead with
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
tremulous - trembling; wavering
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her