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surmount - overcome
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder