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Annihilate

verb - to destroy completely; to vanquish; to make ineffectual or unimportant; to kill
noun - annihilation

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Concession

noun - an act of granting or yielding, something granted or yielded; a privilege, such as the right to use land granted for a specific purpose (ex. -- a concession stand)
verb - to concede

3

Decimate

verb - to destroy or kill a large part of; to eliminate one out of ten
noun - decimation

4

Disperse

verb - to break up and scatter or spread; to dispel

5

Diversion

noun - a turning aside, as of traffic or attention; a game or pastime; a recreation
verb - divert

6

Evade

verb - to escape or avoid something, especially by using deceit or cleverness; to avoid doing or answering something directly
noun - evasion

7

Flagrant

adjective - glaringly bad, notorious; outrageous
adjective - flagrantly

8

Insolence

noun - quality or instance of being disrespectful and insulting; impudence
adjective - insolent

9

Purge

verb - to remove undesirable elements from; to rid; to remove by cleansing
noun - the act or process of purging; the removal of member by a higher authority

10

Sadistic

adjective - having an unnatural love of cruelty to others; extremely cruel to persons or animals

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Opalescent

adjective - iridescent; having the many-colored qualities of an opal

12

Bipartisan

adjective - representing or compose of members of two parties

13

Affable

adjective - courteous and agreeable in conversation
adverb - affably

14

Invoice

noun - an itemized list of goods shipped, specifying the price and terms of the sale; a bill

15

Debonair

adjective - suave and urbane; jaunty, carefree, light-hearted

16

Coquette

noun - a flirt, tease, or "gold-digger"

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Sonorous

adjective - loud, deep, or rich in sound; resonant (think of sonar)

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Epoch

noun - an extended period of time; an era; an age

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Impede

verb - to interfere with the progress of
noun - impediment

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Ambiance

noun -a pervading atmosphere
adjective - ambient

21

Bailiwick

noun - a person's area of skill, knowledge, or training