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ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility