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precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
internecine - mutually destructive