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gist - essence; main point; substance
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair