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a deep bottomless pit
abyss
to happen, occur; to happen to
befall
of supreme importance, decisive, critical
crucial
the last remaining part; the part of least worth
dregs
to give form to; to incorporate, include; to personify
embody
to irritate, annoy, anger
exasperate
the complete collapse or failure of a project
fiasco
to adorn or decorate, especially food
an ornament or decoration, especially for food
garnish
an inheritance; a birthright
heritage
lifeless, unable to move or act; slow inactive
inert
acting or working for elf gain only
a hired soldier, a soldier of fortune
mercenary
marked by carelessness or indiffernece; failing to do what should be done
negligent
forgetfulness, disregard; 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
plae, lacking color; weak and lifeless
pallid
a short narrative designed to teach a moral lesson
parable
based on reasoning; able to make use of reasonn; sensible, reasonable
rational
shared; involving give-and-take between two persons or things; working in both directions
a number that, when multiplied by another number, gives one
reciprocal
a limitation or restriction; a criticism
a narrowing of a pssage in the body
stricture
thin outer layer; a surface appearance or decoration
to cover with a thin layer
veneer