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disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness