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maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
rampart - defensive mound of earth
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work