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cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
misgivings - doubts
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
hut - crude dwelling; shack
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting