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detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises