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::: audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
::: desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
::: legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry