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barrage
a rapid, large-scale outpouring of something
bigot
an intolerant, prejudiced, or biased person
designate
to indicate, point out, to appoint; selected but not yet installed
diversity
difference, variety; a condition of having many different types or forms
enigma
someone or something that is extremely puzzling; that which cannot be understood or explained
gloat
to look at or think about with great intensity and satifisfaction; to take great personal joy in
global
of, relating to, or involving the entire world; comprehensive
illusion
a false idea; something that one seems to see or to be aware of that really does not exist
infuriate
to make very angry, enrage
motivate
to provide with a reason for doing; to push on to some goal or course of action
pacifist
one who is against war or the use of violence; opposing war or violence
queue
a line of people waiting for something (such as a bus or the opening of a store); to form such a line
restrict
to keep within set limits; to confine
sage
wise; a very wise person
slake
to satisy, relieve, or bring to an end
terrain
the landscape, especially considered with regard to its physical features or fitness for some use; a field of knowledge
vocation
any trade, profession, or occupation; a sense of fitness or special calling for one's work
vow
a solemn or sacred promise or pledge; to declare or promise in a solemn way
waylay
to lie in wait for and attack, ambush
wither
to dry up, wilt, sag; to cause someone teo feel ashamed, humiliated or very small