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- difficult or impossible to understand or comprehend; unintelligible

Incomprehensible

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- the conversion of a solid or a gas into a liquid

Liquefaction

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- one who flees; a refugee

Fugitive

3

- something being hunted

Quarry

4

- an image that appears only in the mind; an illusion

Phantom

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- to describe

Limned

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- characterized by ludicrous or incongruous distortion as appearance or manner

Grotesque

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- something such as belief or institution, that elicits blind and destructive devotion devotion or to which people are ruthlessly sacrificed

Juggernaut

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- one who pays undue attention to book learning and formal rules

Pedants

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- the existing condition or state of affairs

Status quo

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- continuing without interruption

Incessant

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