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::: contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
::: irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
::: unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: imbibe - drink in
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning