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::: methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
::: conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed