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marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
coax - persuade by flattery
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire