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exorbitant
much too high; excessive
formidable
inspiring admoration, awe, or fear
guile
skillfull slyness; craftiness
imminent
about to occur
imperative
absolutely necessary
implore
to beg; earnestly ask for
indifferent
having no interest in or concern for
iridescent
shining with shifting rainbow colors
ponderous
heavy in a clumsy way; bulky
precariously
insecurely; in a dangerous way
preclude
to make impossible, especially by taking action in advance; prevent
reiterate
to repeat
scourge
a cause of great suffering or destruction
stealth
quiet, secret, or sneaky behavior
subside
to become less agitated or active; lessen
vile
evil
accost
to approach and speak to in an aggresive way
aghast
filled with shock or horror
aloof
distant; remote; standoffish
anguish
great physical or mental suffering; agony
askew
crooked; to one side
careen
to rush carelessly
chaos
great disorder or confusion
contender
a fighter
desolation
lonely greif; misery
isolated
discord
a harsh mixture of sounds; conflict
disdain
to refuse or reject scornfully
entreat
to ask earnestly; beg
droll
amusingly odd or comical
elude
to escape, especially by means of daring, cleverness, or skill