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constraint
Something that restrict thought or action
The constraints of being in prison made her hate society even more
contamination
pollution
contaminant, contaminate
deplete
destroy, to great decrease the supply of a resource or material
The prolonged war depleted the country's national treasury.
elementally
basically, in terms of element
elemental, element
roborant \ROB-uh-ruhnt\, adjective:
strengthening, restoring vigor
strengthening medicine, a tonic.
That day, I felt the need of roborant after my ghost-ridden night, and I swigged down two doses
emission
sending out from a small space into the general environment, a substance discharged into the air
emit
reservoir
a place where a LIQUID is collected and stored
Cult members threatened to poison the town's water reservoir
shrink
to become reduced in size, amount, or value
If you dry your clothing on the "high heat" setting, they may shrink.
exponentially
at a very fast rate
In turkey, the value of the lire has decreased exponentially in the last several decades.
exponent, exponential.
infinitesimal
immeasurably small
Politicians promised great changes in the coming year, but any improvement in people's live was infinitesimal
transitory
temporary, short-lived, brief.
Aside from the transitory period in his youth where he listen to punk music, John had always listened exclusively to classical music.
accuracy
precision, exactness
The research department checks all our articles for accuracy of facts before we print them
presentiment
a sense that sth will or is about to happen, a premonition
He'd had the presentiment of this. Yes, he had known precisely what would be said.
frantic
(a) raving, furious, wild and disorderly (crazy)
Already late for her appointment,
adjacent
next to
even though the villages are adjacent to each other, their residents speak different langua