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insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
comestible - something fit to be eaten
humdrum - dull; monotonous
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
crave - desire; want intensely
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.