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calamity

a tragedy

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comprehensive

complete

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conventional

usual

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flagrant

obvious

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persevere

to keep going

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ponder

to think about

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rehabilitate

to return to normal life

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turmoil

complete confusion

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fluctuate

to vary

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venture

to dare

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attest

to declare to be true

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attribute

a charactoristic

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discern

to see clearly

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dispatch

to send

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enhance

to make better

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enigma

a puzzle

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exemplify

to illustrate

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mobile

movable

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nocturnal

of the night

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orient

to locate

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concurrent

occurring at the same time

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confiscate

to take possession of

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constitute

to form

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decipher

to figure out

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default

not to do something required

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hypothetical

imaginary

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nominal

very little

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predominant

main

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prerequisite

a requirement

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recession

an economic shock

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degenerate

to get worse

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implausible

unbelievable

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incoherent

unclear

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intercede

to plead for someone

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intricate

complicated

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sanctuary

a shelter

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scrutiny

attention

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sinister

evil

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suffice

to be adequate

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vulnerable

open

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blatant

unmistakable

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blight

something that harms

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contrive

to think up

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garble

to jumble

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gaunt

very thin

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gloat

to be overly self-satisfied

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immaculate

spotless

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plagiarism

the stealing of ideas

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qualm

a guilty feeling

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retaliate

to take revenge

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-ate

cause to become

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bio-

life

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claim, clam

cry out

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fin

end

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flex, flect

bend

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forc, fort

strong

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hum

having to do with people

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pater, patri

father

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semi-

partly

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-ward

in the direction of