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nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
augment - increase; add to
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony