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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
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
::: truism - self-evident truth
::: dissertation - formal essay; treatise
::: laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
::: petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
::: remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach