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Flashcards in Week 8 Deck (20):
1

emaciated

adj. abnormally thin, wasted away

2

surge

v. rush suddenly

3

tranquil

n. quiet

4

sanctuary

n. shelter

5

ascend

v. rise

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malnutrition

n. faulty or inadequate diet

7

afflict

v. trouble greatly, distress

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besiege

v. surround, hem in

9

privation

n. lack of necessities

10

sinister

adj. evil, onimous

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ubiquitous

adj. being everywhere at the same time

12

remote

adj. distant, hidden away

13

thwart

v. hinder, defeat

14

harbinger

n. forerunner, advance notice

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malignant

adj. likely to cause death

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excruciating

adj. agonizing, torturing

17

respite

n. interval of relief, delay

18

reverberating

adj. reechoing, resounding

19

fretful

adj. worrisome, irritable

20

succumb

v. give way, yield