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::: bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
::: profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
::: recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: chicanery - trickery; deception
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
::: stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
::: stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected