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aftermath
a consequence or result, often a negative one
aphorism
short statement of truth or principle
catharsis
releasing of emotions, often thru arts
cohort
group that is moving or working together; one who assists in criminal activity
culpable
deserving blame
diabolical
devilish;evil
enormity
immoderate,monstrous; state of being huge
gibe
v-to utter taunting words; n-a taunting remark
innocuous
harmless; unlikely to offend
necessitate
to require
odyssey
n-a long adventurous journey; an intellectual or spiritual quest
partisan
n-a strong supporter or advocate; an armed fither opposed to an occupying army; adj-strongly biased in favor of a particular party or position
posterity
future generations
premeditated
fully planned beforehand
scurrilous
vulgar; coarsely abusive
adjunct
something/one joined to something else but not essentially part of it
belie
to give false impression of
carnage
great destruction of life
dilemma
a problem with no satisfactory choice
diverse
differeing from one another
eradicate
to get rid of
flout
to ignore in a disprespectful way
foment
to stir up, to rouse; to instigate
insurrection
an open revolt against legal authority; a rebellion
mandatory
ordered by authority; required
mitigate
to make or become less severe; to ameliorate
pretext
an effort to conceal the real intention or state of affairs; an excuse
singular
denoting a single persion or things, contraasted to more than one; extraordinary, exceptional; strange or unusual
somnolent
tending to cause sleepiness; drowsy
stalwart
strong, sturdy; firm, resolute
aberration
a departure from the norm or waht is considered right, natural, or normal; a flaw or default;; the failure of a mirror or lens to reproduce an image in focus
antiquated
grown old; out-of-date
celestial
of or relation to the skies or heavens;; heavenly, divine; of the finest or highest kind
certitude
the state of being certain of the truth or rightness of something
disburse
to distribute something or pay out money, especially from a public or other fund
galaxy
a vast cluster of stars and other matter, billions of which make up the known universe; a group of brilliant or notable people or things
intractable
hard to manage, tame, or control; stubborn; not easily cured
juncture
a joining or coming together; the place where such connection occurs;; a point in time made critical by timeing of the circumstances
juxtapose
to place side by side
maelstrom
a large and violent whirlpool or something resembling a whirlpool;; a place or state of great turmoil or confusion
optimum
best or most favorable
pillory
to expose to public scorn or contempt
proliferate
to grow, expand, or multiply at a rapid rate
remiss
negligent; careless; lax
titanic
marked by great strength, size, or influence