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overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
interstice - narrow space between things
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train