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::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: depict - portray
::: expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
::: reparable - capable of being repaired
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
::: gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
::: exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention