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impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight