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woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
pendulous - hanging; suspended
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life