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infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
mural - wall painting