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::: pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
::: beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
::: inception - start; beginning
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: inanimate - lifeless; not animate
::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics