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adjunct
something or someone joined or added to something else but not essentially a part of it
belie
to give a false impression of; to contradict
carnage
great destruction of life; slaughter
dilemma
a problem that seems to have no satisfactory solution; a difficult choice
diverse
differing from one another; having various or distinct parts
eradicate
to get rid of; to uproot
flout
to ignore in a disrespectful or scornful way
foment
to stir up, to rouse, to instigate
insurrection
an open revolt against legal authority; a rebellion
mandatory
ordered by an authority; required
mitigate
to make or become less serious or severe; to ameliorate
pretext
an effort to conceal the real intention or state of affairs; an excuse
singular
1. denoting a single person or thing, contrasted to more than one
2. extraordinary; exceptional
3. strange or unusual
somnolent
1. tending to cause sleepiness
2. drowsy
stalwart
1. strong; sturdy
2. firm; resolute