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cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
ameliorate - improve
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality