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calamity - disaster; misery
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
hermitage - home of a hermit
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie