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abate
To become weaker; to decrease.
acknowledge
1) To admit the existence of.

2) To express recognition or thanks for.
agent
1) A person who acts or does business for another.

2) Something that brings about a result.
authority
1) The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action.

2) An expert source of information.
devastate
To ruin or destroy completely
epidemic
n. The rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time.

adj. Spreading rapidly as a disease over a wide area.
estimate
n. A number that is not exact; a careful guess.

v. To figure out roughly; to make an approximate calculation.
evict
To force out of property by taking legal action.
impartial
Not favoring one side more than another; fair.
industrious
Hard working; not lazy.
infuriate
To make very angry.
irrelevant
Having nothing to do with the subject.
precise
Exact; accurate.
Sham
n. Something fake or false.

v. To pretend.
trek
n. A long, slow, and difficult journey.

v. To travel slowly and with difficulty.