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calamity - disaster; misery
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
cadet - student at a military school
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic