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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
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
agenda - items of business at a meeting
inter - bury; N. interment
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come