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in medias res
in the middle
ennui
a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction
effete
a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction
tantamount
equivalent in value, significance, or effect
schadenfreude
enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others
hedonism
doctrine that pleasure or happiness is the sole or chief good in life
abstruse
difficult to comprehend
contrition
feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for a sin or shortcoming
interminable
seemingly with no end
ascetic
practicing strict self-denial as a measure of personal and spiritual discipline; austere
august
majestic dignity or grandeur
immutable
not capable of or susceptible to change
emmissary
agent
rapacious
excessively craving for possession
moribund
state of death; inactivity; obsolescence