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arrhythmic - lacking rhythm or regularity; N. arrhythmia
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross