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magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity