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insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
invective - abuse
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
concordat - formal agreement
calamity - disaster; misery
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling