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formidable
hard to deal with or overcome; fearsome; causing dread
Abundant
present in large quantities; plentiful or bountiful (amount of something)
chaos
a state of total disorder and confusion; bedlam, pandemonium, mayhem
consensus
a general agreement amoung the members of a group
Bias
an unfair like or dislike of someone or something; prefudice, partiality, unfairness
defy
to stand up to someone and refuse to obey; to confront and challenge someone
devastate
to damage something badly; to destroy; to upset someone terribly
enhance
to make something better; greater, more beautiful, or more valuable
evade
to avoid somebody or escape doing something unpleasant (sometimes by trickery)
foliage
the leaves of plants and trees
futile
useless, unsuccessful, ineffective, pointless, a waste of time
hesitant
unsure and not confident about how to act; acting in an uncertain manner.
hinder
to make things difficult for someone; to get in the way of; to block the progress of a person or thing
instigate
to get something started; to cause trouble by urging someone to do something wrong
irate
extremely angry; enraged, furious, incensed
lenient
Not harsh or strict; tolerant and permissive; flexible where rules are concerned
Mediocre
not great or terrible; of average quality; ordinary, commom
momentous
very important and sifgificant; extremely meaningful
nonchalant
calmly unconcerned about things; cool, even-tempered, composed, and unruffled
nostalgia
a feeling of sadness, happpiness, and bittersweet longing for people or things in the past
obsolete
no longer used; out-of-date; outmoded and replaced by something newer
optimist
a person who believes things will work out for the best; a positive person
prudent
wise, sensible, and practical in everyday matters; using good judgment; cautious and careful
relinquish
to give up something; to let go of something; to surrender something
rivalry
competition between two parties; competitiveness; the act of competing
scrutinize
to examine something closely; to inspect or study very carefully
shrewd
keenly intelligent and clever in business, politics, etc; smart, sharp, perceptive
tranquil
peaceful, calm, and free of any disturbance; quiet, still, serene
undaunted
not frightened by danger; not afraid of defeat, failure, or loss; not discourage; brave
wrath
enormous anger; rage, and fury, often with a desire for revenge for a wrongdoing.