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bumbling
bum bling

(adj.) blundering and awkward;
(n.) clumsiness
consequence
con se quence

(n.) a result, effect; importance
delude
de lude

(v.) to fool, deceive; to mislead utterly
dole
dole

(v.) to give out in small amounts;
(n.) money, food, or other necessities given as charity; a small portion
engulf
en gulf

(v.) to swallow up, overwhelm
foil
foil

(v.) to defeat; to keep from gaining some end;
(n.) a thin sheet of metal; a light fencing sword, a person or thing serving as a contrast to another
formulate
for mul ate

(v.) to express definitely or systematically; to devise, invent; to state as a formula
initiative
i nit i ative

(n.) the taking of the first step or move; the ability to act without being directed or urged from the outside
abominable
a bom i na ble

(adj.) arousing hatred; disgusting, detestable
memento
mo men to

(n.) something that serves as a reminder
nonconformist
non con form ist

(n.) a person who refuses to follow established ideas or ways of doing things;
(adj.) of or relating to the unconventional
null and void
null and void

(adj.) without legal force or effect; no longer binding
panorama
pan o ram a

(n.) a wide, unobstructed view of an area; a complete survey of a subject; a continuously passing or changing scene; range or spectrum
posterity
po ster it y

(n.) all of a person's offspring, descendants; all future generations
pry
pry

(v.) to pull loose by force; to look at closely or inquisitively; to be nosy about something
refurbish
re fur bish

(v.) to brighten, freshen, or polish; to restore or improve
resourceful
re source ful

(adj.) able to deal promptly and effectively with all sorts of problems; clever in finding ways and means of getting along
rigorous
rig or ous

(adj.) severe, harsh, strict; thoroughly logical
subsequent
sub se quent

(adj.) coming after; following in time, place, or order
unerring
un err ing

(adj.) making no mistakes, faultless, completely accurate