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irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
sluggard - lazy person
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
gamut - entire range
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)