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cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
paucity - scarcity; dearth
deserts - what someone deserves
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in