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cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer