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emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
lethal - deadly
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
feign - pretend
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount