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Old 11-03-2008, 04:23 PM   #15
Allen Beebe
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Re: to be imparted by oral instruction...

Doug,

Obtuse:

1 annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand : he wondered if the doctor was being deliberately obtuse. See note at stupid .
difficult to understand : some of the lyrics are a bit obtuse.
2 (of an angle) more than 90 and less than 180.
not sharp-pointed or sharp-edged; blunt.

Abstruse

adjective
difficult to understand; obscure : an abstruse philosophical inquiry. See note at obscure .

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