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grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis