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annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
abridge - condense or shorten
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream