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impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
apprise - inform
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center