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irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
celestial - heavenly
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
promontory - headland