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slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
monochromatic - having only one color
scrappy - quarrelsome
reparable - capable of being repaired
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
languish - lose animation or strength