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compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air