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compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
malady - illness
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
incarcerate - imprison
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist