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bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
meager - scanty; inadequate
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)