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n.The act of obtaining something, especially as an addition to a larger collection; something obtained
acquisition
v.to calm; to ease suffering of the body or mind
alleviate
adj.abrupt in manner or speech; blunt
brusque
n.a sudden collapse or overthrow; an overwhelming defeat; a rout
debacle
n. a miniature world; a small system or community regarded as representative of a larger world
microcism
adj.very strict; exact; difficult and demanding; severe; strenuous
rigorous
n.perseverance; persistence; cohesiveness
tenacity
v.to oppose; to keep from doing something; to obstruct or hinder
thwart
adj.beyond what is seen or expressed; intentionally concealed in order to decieve
ulterior
adj. crafty, sly; guileful; full of trickery or stratagems
wily