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holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
captious - faultfinding; too critical
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
encircle - surround
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong