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suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
anomaly - irregularity
nutritious - providing nourishment
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
gainsay - deny
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority