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plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
engulf - surround and swallow up
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work