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carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water