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irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
monotheism - belief in one God
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds