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Word: insensate

Definition: without feeling; lacking sense; foolish


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::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
::: overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
::: jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
::: quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
::: writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
::: vie - contend; compete
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition