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existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
beeline - direct quick route
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity