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encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
perpetual - everlasting
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.