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atypical - not normal; not typical
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
detonation - explosion