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bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
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
empirical - based on experience
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill