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succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
irascible - irritable; easily angered
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
awful - terrible; very bad