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drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores