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mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
annihilate - destroy
apparition - ghost; phantom
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance