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incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
calamity - disaster; misery
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
invective - abuse
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel