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abyss
a deep or bottomless pit
befall
to happen, occur; to happen to
crucial
of supreme importaance, decisive, critical
dregs
the last remaining part; the part of least worth
embody
to give form to; to incorporate, include; to personify
exasperate
to irritate, annoy, or anger
fiasco
the complete collapse or failure of a project
garnish
to adorn or decorate, especially food; an ornament or decoration, especially for food
heritage
an inheritance; a birthright
inert
lifeless, unable to move or act; slow, inactive
mercenary
acting or working for self-gain only; a hired soldier
negligent
marked by carelessness or indifference, failing to do what should be done
oblivion
forgetfulness,disregard; a state of being forgotten; an amnesty,general pardon
opus
an impressive piece of work
pallid
pale, lacking color; weak and lifeless
parable
a short narrative designed to teach a moral lesson
rational
based on reasoning; able to make use of reason; sensible. reasonable
reciprocal
shared; involving give-and-take between two persons or things; working in both directions; a numberthat, when multiplied by another number, gives 1
stricture
a linitation or restriction, a criticism, a narrowing of a passage in the body
veneer
a thin outer layer, the surface apperance of decoration; to cover with a thin layer