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mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
culprit - one guilty of a crime
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.