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inkling - hint; slight indication
allay - calm; pacify
pretext - excuse
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious