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inundate
to flood
Even though his boat was almost inudated, the skipper was loath to radio for help.
fruitless
useless
After a fruitless attempt to wrest control of the government, the traitors were incarcerated.
poignant
touching, painful to the feelings
The sermon was poignant enough to bring tears to the brash delinquent's eyes.
garbled
confused, mixed up
Although the message was garbled, its salient points were clear enough.
sanguind
optomistic
Because the malignancy had gone unchecked the surgeons were not saguine about the patient's chances.
rash
too hasty in speech or actions
conjecture
to guess
oblivate
to do away with, eliminate
lurid
gruesome, sensational
quip
to joke