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desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
generate - cause; produce; create
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument