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cascade - small waterfall
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
abeyance - suspended action
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people