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crave - desire; want intensely
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
ameliorate - improve
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal