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sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
mischance - ill luck
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.