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comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
rabble - mob; noisy crowd
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip