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Word: atrocity

Definition: brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious


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::: surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
::: endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
::: pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
::: residue - remainder; balance
::: defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: transpose - reverse the order or position of