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infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence