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::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
::: mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
::: ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
::: ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
::: sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice