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Abate
To become weaker; to decrease
Acknowledge
To admit the existence of.

To expres recognition or thanks for.
Agent
1. a person who acts or does business for another.

2. Something that brings about a result.
Authority
1. The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action.

2. An expert source of information.
Devastate
To ruin or destroy completely.
Epidemic
the rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time.
estimate
A number that is not exact; a careful guess
Evict
To force out of property by taking legal action.
Impartial
Not favoring one side more than another; fair.
Industrious
Hard working; not lazy.
Infuriate
To make very angry.
Irrelevant
Having nothing to do with the subject
Precise
Exact; accurate
Sham
Something fake of false.

To pretend
Trek
A long, slow and difficult journey.

To travel slowly and with difficulty.
Astute
Wise in a clever or practical way.
Authentic
Genuine, true

Authenticity, Authenticate
Delicacy
A choice item of food.

Great consideration for the feelings of others.
derogatory
Expressing a low opinion; intended to hurt the repuration of a person or thing.
devour
To eat up hungrily

To take in eagerly with the eyes or ears.
figment
Something that is made up in the mind but that has no connection with reality.
Mythical
Imaginary; not real.
Plumage
A bird's feathers.
Predatory
1. Living by killing and eating other animals.

2. Living by robbing or stealing from others.
Prior
1 Coming earlier in time

2. Coming before in order or importance.
Scavenge
To search through or pick over, looking for something usable
Slaughter
To kill in order to obtain meat

To kill people or animals in large numbers or in a cruel way.
Solitude
the condition of being alone or at some distance from people.
Ungainly
Moving in a clumsy or awkward way.
Vulnerable
Open to attack; easily injured physically or emotionally.
Acquire
To gain ownership of something; to get by one's own efforts or actions.
Antagonize
To make an enemy of; to stir up anger or dislike
Competent
Having the ability to do what is needed.
Comprise
To form; to make up.

To consist of or include
Correspond
To match; to be equal to

To exchange letters with another person.
dilapidated
In poor condition from neglect or age.
Illustrious
Very famous; outstanding.
Incident
Something that happens in real life or in a story; an event, often of little importance.
Inherit
To receive something from someone after that person's death.

To receive, as part of one's physical or mental make-up, from one's parents.
Latitute
The distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees.

A region marked by its distance from the equator.

Freedom from strict rules.
Loath
Unwilling, reluctant
maintain
To declare something to be true

To continue in the same way or condition

To keep in good condition.
renovate
To make like new again
Reprimand
To scold in a harsh or formal manner

A strong scolding from someone in authority.
Supervise
To direct or manage activities.

Supervision, supervisor