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overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
assail - assault
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of