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sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
dishearten - discourage
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.