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Abandon (N.)
total lack of inhibition
baleful
harmful
cacophony
jarring, unpleasant noise
daunt
to discourage, intimidate
Ebb
to fade away, recede
fabricate
to make or devise, construct
gargantuan
giant, tremendous
habitat
dwelling place
iconoclast
one who attacks traditional beliefs
jaded
tired by excess or overuse; slightly cynical
kernel
innermost, essential part; seed grain, often in a shell
labyrinth
maze
maelstrom
whirlpool; turmoil; agitated state of mind
nadir
lowest point
obdurate
stubborn
pacify
to restore calm, bring peace
quagmire
marsh; difficult situation
raconteur
wity, skillful storyteller
saccharine
excessively sweet or sentimental
tacit
silently understood or implied
ubiquitous
being everywhere simultaneously
vacillate
to waver, show indecision
waive
to refrain from enforcing a rule, to give up a legal right
xenophobia
fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers
yoke
to join together
zenith
highest point, summit