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fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
apiculture - bee-keeping