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insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
adversary - opponent; enemy
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo