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immune-adj
not affected by or sensitive to something; resistant, protective
ineffectual-adj
not comptetent, decisive, or authoritative enough to achieve desired aims (not having desired effect)
gaunt-adj
extremely thin and bony
taut-adj
flexed and working, as opposed to being in a relaxed state
myriad-n
so many that they cannot be counted (a myriad of fish)
imperceptible-adj
tiny, very slight or gradual
devise-v
to think up; to conceive of the idea for something and figure out how it will work (to plan)
dispersed-adj
scattered; distributed over a wide area
burnished-v
to make glossy, to polish, to smoothe
carapace-n
bony-covering; shield or natural armor
humiliate-v
to damage someone's dignity or pride, especially publicly
sustenance-n
something, especially food, that supports life (nourishment)
ceding-v
to surrender or give up something (surrendering or giving up something)
interminable-adj
so long or boring or frustrating as to seem endless
furled-v
to roll up and secure something (rolled up or secured)
coagulated-v
to thicken, to cause liquid to thicken in a semisolid mass
splice-v
to join by connecting 2 pieces of somehting (to join at ends)
leprous-adj
scaly or flaky, resembling the physical symptons of leprosy
commence-v
to begin, to start
Dentuso-n
a particularly voracious species of shark; big-toothed