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abnormal
not usual, unnatural, irregular
capsize
to turn bottom side up; tip over
catastrophe
large-scale disaster; tragedy, calamity
decrease
make less; reduce, dwindle
disputatious
arguementative, quarrelsome
eject
throw out; oust, expel
flourish
to grow; prosper, increase
incentive
a reason for doing something; motive, stimulus, inducement
insubordinate
defiant, unruly
legible
readable, clear
nub
the central point; core, kernel, nucleus
onslaught
violent attack; assault, charge, onset
ordain
order; appoint as minister; anoint, consecrate
outstrip
to do better than; outdo, outperform, surpass
pervade
to spread throughout; saturate, permeate, diffuse
prudent
catuious, carfeul; wary, sensible
quench
to put out, douse, stifle
remnant
a small part remaining behind; remainder, leftover
simultaneous
happening at the same time; concurrent
swerve
to turn sharply; veer, digress