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irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency