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ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo