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harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism