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::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
::: sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream