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Quandary Resolution 3029
intermontane, tovarish, propitious, torque
The Russian tovarich's command of English was rudimentary and it was not propitious to our friendship that I did my best to make him feel like an ass when he confused intermittent and intermontane ('my interest in the West has been intermontane' he declared, to which I asked if he meant the Alps or the Rockies) and torch and torque ('the Comintern carries the torque of hope for future generations', he said, and I asked on how much horsepower).
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