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disaster
n. something that causes great damage or harm
disastrous
adj. causing much damage or harm
flee
to run away from danger or from something frightening
fled
past tense of flee
fracture
n. a crack or break, as in metal or bone

v. to crack or break
immense
adj. great in size or extend

adj. great in degree
intense
adj. very strong; very great

adj. showing great depth of feeling
intensity
n. great strength or force
investigate
v. to look into closely; to study in great detail
lurch
v. to move forward or to one side suddenly and unexpectedly

n. a jerking or swaying movement
major
adj. great in size, number or importance

n. a military officer just above a captain in rank

n. the main subject a student is studying

v. to study as one's most important subject
minor
adj. small; unimportant

n. a person who is not yet an adult; a child
petrify
v. to make rigid with terror; to terrify

v. to change into a stonelike substance
predict
v. to say what will happen before it takes place
prediction
n. somthing that is predicted
prone
adj. likely to have or do

adj. lying face downward
sparse
adj. thinly grown or spread

adj. not crowded
topple
v. to fall or push over

v. to overthrow
urban
adj. having to do with cities