Part 1.

escapement
mechanical device that regulates movement
exertion
use of physical or mental energy; hard work
fallible
wanting in moral strength, courage, or will
foreknowledge
knowledge of an event before it occurs
frantic
marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
frivolity
the trait of being not serious or sensible

 

Part 2.

genuflect
bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
gestation
the period during which an embryo develops
gnome
a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man
gyrate
revolve quickly and repeatedly around an axis
hamstring
one of the tendons at the back of the knee
hunch
an impression that something might be the case

 

Part 3.

impassable
incapable of being gone across or through
impasse
a situation in which no progress can be made
incapacitate
make unable to perform a certain action
indulgent
given to yielding to the wishes of someone
infatuated
marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness
innocuous
not injurious to physical or mental health

 

Part 4.

insuperable
incapable of being surpassed or excelled
irreverent
showing lack of due respect or veneration
jury-rigged
done or made using whatever is available
kindred
group of people related by blood or marriage
labyrinthine
resembling a maze in form or complexity
liberal
showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

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2020-04-17