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desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds