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avail
of use or advantage

She tried to swim across the lake to get to the other side but her efforts were to no avail.
mistrust
a lack of confidence; uncertainty

The teacher was full of mistrust for the students who were caught cheating.
catastrophe
disaster; tragedy

The destruction of the Twin Towers was a catastrophe.
malicious
seeking to cause harm

He had a malicious attitude towards the other students.
regime
the government in power; a form of government

The current regime ruling the country is a harsh.
upheaval
disorder

Her room was in a state of upheaval while it was being painted.
audition
to try out for something

The first audition to cast the play, "Romeo and Juliet", is Wednesday afternoon.
turmoil
confusion

When the mouse escaped from the cage it caused turmoil in the house.
celebrity
a famous person

JLo is a celebrity.
afflictions
pain or suffering

He had several afflictions that kept him from working.