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irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part