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ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
alleviate - relieve (pain)
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work