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::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
::: luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: repeal - revoke; annul
::: rotund - (of a person) fat and round
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.