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fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
abysmal - bottomless