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::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
::: lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
::: rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
::: tenacity - firmness; persistence
::: solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable