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torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
hazardous - dangerous
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor