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transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery