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::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
::: centripetal - tending toward the center
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force