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::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
::: factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
::: petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
::: amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)