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adverse
unfavorable, negative; working against, hostile
arid
extremely dry; uninteresting, dull
assailant
person who attack violently (with blows or words)
billow
(n.) a large wave; (v.) to rise or swell like a wave.
confront
(v.) to meet face-to-face, especially as a challenge
constrain
to force, comple; to restrain, hold back
contemporary
(adj.) belonging to the same period of time as oneself; (n.) a person of the same time
depict
(v.) to portray; to represent or show in the form of a picture
disinterested
(adj.) fair-minded, free from selfish motives; indifferent
encompass
(v.) to encircle, go or reach around; to enclose; to include witha certain group or class
groundless
(adj.) without any good reason or cause, unjustified
hypocrite
(n.) a person who pretends to be what he or she is not or better than he or she really is