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estuary
a water passage where the tide meets a river current; especially : an arm of the sea at the lower end of a river
insidious
awaiting a chance to entrap; harmful but enticing; having a gradual and cumulative effect; of a disease : developing so gradually as to be well established before becoming apparent
indefatigable
incapable of being fatigued
sepulchre
a place of burial
emissary
one designated as the agent of another
moribund
being in the state of dying; approaching death; being in a state of inactivity or obsolescence
diaphanous
characterized by such fineness of texture as to permit seeing through; characterized by extreme delicacy of form; ethereal
lugubrious
exaggeratedly or affectedly mournful
uncouth
not known or not familiar to one; seldom experienced; UNCOMMON, RARE obsolete; MYSTERIOUS, UNCANNY; strange or clumsy in shape or appearance; OUTLANDISH; lacking in polish and grace; awkward and uncultivated in appearance, manner, or behavior
primeval
of or relating to the earliest ages (as of the world or human history)
immutability
not capable of or susceptible to change
trenchant
KEEN, SHARP; vigorously effective and articulate
ostentation
excessive display
impudence
the quality or state of being... marked by contemptuous or cocky boldness or disregard of others
sagacious
keen in sense perception; of keen and farsighted penetration and judgment