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bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.