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::: swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
::: subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
::: obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
::: fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
::: welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency