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expound - explain
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
surmount - overcome
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
lewd - lustful