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oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
upshot - outcome; final result
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
progenitor - ancestor
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist