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a deep or botomless pit
abyss
to happen, occur, to happen to
befall
of supreme importance, decisive, critical
crucial
n. plural: the last remainging part, the part of least worth
dregs
to give form to, incorporate, include; to personify
embody
to irritate, annoy, or anger
exasperate
the complete collapse or failure of a project
fiasco
v.to adorn or decorate, especially food

n. an ornament decoration, especially for food
garnish
an inheritance, a birthright
heritage
lifeless, unable to move or act; slow, inactive
inert
adj. working for self gain only;

n. a hired soldier, a soldier of fortune
mercenary
marked by carelessness or indifference; failing to do what should be done
negligent
forgetfullness, a state of being forgotten; an amnesty, general pardon
oblivion
an impressive piece of work, especially a musical composition or other work of art
opus
pale lacking color, weak and lifeless
pallid
a short narrative dfesigned to teach a moral lesson
parable
based on reasoning, able to make use of reason; sensible, reasonable
rational
adj. shared involving give- and take between two persons or things; working in both directions

n. math: a number that when multiplied by another number makes one
reciprocal
n. a limitation or restricition, a critisism

medicine: a narrowing passage of the body
stricture
n. a thin outer layer, a surface appearance or decoration

c. to cover with a thin layer
veneer