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Ineptly

Lacking skill or ability

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Luminous

Glowing or bright
Relating to light

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Impetuosity

Impulsive
Doing quickly with little thought

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Goad

Rod to move animals
Something that moves people

4

Ramifications

Something that is the result of an action

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Paternalistic

Governing intrusively

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Coercion

To make someone do something by using force or threats

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Inequities

Lack of fairness

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Strident

Sounding harsh or unpleasant

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Retroactivity

Extending in scope or effect to a prior time or to conditions that existed in the past

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Guile

The use of clever and usually dishonest methods to achieve something

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Pecuniary

Consisting of or measured in money

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Debacle

A great disaster or complete failure

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Fester

To become worse as time passes

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Contours

The general structure or outline of something

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Resuscitation

To bring back to a concours or active state