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inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
imperil - put in danger
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly