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(n.) a large-scale disaster, misfortune, or failure
catastrophe
(adj.) not usual, strange
abnormal
(v.) to drive or throw out, evict
eject
(adj.) clear, easily read, decipherable
legible
(v.) to grow, thrive, be prosperous
flourish
(v.) to become or make less
decrease
(v.) to turn bottom side up, upset
capsize
(adj.) inclined to argue or debate
disputatious
(adj.) disobedient, rebellious, defiant
insubordinate
(n.) something that stimulates action
incentive
(v.) to turn aside sharply
swerve
(v.) to get ahead of, do better than, exceed
outstrip
(n.) a small part remaining behind
remnant
(n.) a violent attack; a sudden rush of something
onslaught
(n.) the central point or heart of a matter; a knob
nub
(adj.) happening or existing at the same time
simultaneous
(v.) to spread throughout
pervade
(v.) to establish by law; to order or command; to appoint as a priest or minister
ordain
(adj.) careful, wary, judicious
prudent
(v.) to put out, extinguish; douse, stifle, slake
quench