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harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
demented - insane
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
nexus - connection
deft - neat; skillful
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock