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innate - inborn
calamity - disaster; misery
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
dissonance - discord
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak