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::: destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
::: disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
::: decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
::: padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
::: expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
::: improvise - compose on the spur of the moment