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succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
guileless - without deceit
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon