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Bifurcate

Divide into 2 branches

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Blight

Ruin, destroy

3

Ductile

Pliant, flexible

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Ebb

Subside; decline

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Fetid

Foul, rancid

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Fission

Splitting, severance

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Fusillade

Rapid outburst

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Hermetic

Airtight

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Pendulous

Hanging

10

Stratum

Layer

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Inert

- unmoving
- lethargic
- sluggish

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Torque

A force that causes rotation

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Unctuous

Excessively smooth, smug, and suave

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Volatile

- readily changing to a vapor
- fickle
- explosive

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Servile

Ingratiate, fawning, complaisance

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Catalyst

An event/action that incites something
- impulse

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Barrage

Bombardment, cannonade

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Docile

Ready to accept control or instruction
- submissive