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Of course. / Obviously!
"done just well enough to fulfill a need or duty; perfunctorily" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
"under duress, or done when no options are available; as a last resort" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
done after the fact (in an acceptable, but still not ideal, manner); ex post facto
"resentfully; without enthusiasm; begrudgingly" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
a religious stringency
"definitely or exactly stated; specifically" (Weiser)
just to annoy, just to be contrary
even; despite expectations to the contrary -- often with a slightly amused or ironic feeling of "wouldn't you know it?" or "of all things" ("of all people" ... etc.)
"granted"; yes, that's how it is, that's certainly true
"Would that it be so" (Steinmetz, Yiddish and English)
A question posing some difficulty because of apparent inconsistencies with accepted premises: problem. A tough, perplexing question.
Question, difficulty (Steinmetz), challenge, objection.
"to begin with; altogether" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
"done in the best possible way; optimally" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
"occurring at the beginning; at first; initially" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
seemingly as such while allowing for the possibility of the opposite; apparently; ostensibly (Weiser)
Able to be taken for granted; assumed true in the absence of proof to the contrary; presumably (Weiser)
permitted for a Jew to do.
Pertinent, relevant (Steinmetz).
1. Capable of being true or believable: Conceivable. / 2. Capable of being done: Surmountable / 3. Practical, reasonable, or possible: Feasible. (Weiser)
passage from the Talmud
"A distinct matter for consideration in discussion, thought, or study" (Weiser)
justification, reason, plausible explanation
(pl. form tenaim only, used as sg) "A traditional name for an engagement party" (JPS)
"A condition of circumstance upon which a certain effect is predicated: Stipulation" (Weiser).
(pl. form tenaim only, used as sg.) "The original prenuptial contract, the tenaim dates from the 12th century. It is the detailed dowry and other financial arrangements, the date of the wedding, and the penalty if anyone backed out. Some traditional and Hasidic Jews still prepare a tenaim and read it aloud at an engagement party or sign it before the wedding ceremony, at the same time the ketubbah is signed" (JPS).
A condition, especially one made as part of an agreement.
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