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abnormal
adj. not usual, not typical, strange
capsize
v. to turn bottom side up, upset
catastrophe
n. a large scale disaster, misfortune, or failure
decrease
v. to become or make less
n. a lessening
disputatious
adj. inclined to argue or debate; provoking debate
eject
v. to drive out, evict
swerve
v. to turn aside sharply
n. a sharp or sudden turn
flourish
v. to grow, thrive, be prosperous; to wave in the air
n. a dramatic gesture; a fanfare of horns
simultaneous
adj. happening or exsisting at the same time
incentive
n. a reason for doing something; something that stimulates action
remnant
n. a small part remaining behind
insubordinate
adj. disobedient, rebellious
quench
v. to put out, extinguish, end
legible
adj. easily read
prudent
adj. cautious, careful, showing good sense
nub
n. the central point or heart of the matter; a knob
pervade
v. to spread throughout
onslaught
n. a violent attack; a sudden rush of something
outstrip
v. to get ahead of, do better than, exceed
ordain
v. to establish by law; to order by command; to appoint as a priest or a minister; to destine