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::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
::: buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
::: navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
::: podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
::: insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
::: diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter