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::: gruesome - grisly; horrible
::: navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
::: irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
::: dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
::: plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
::: burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish