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dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
progenitor - ancestor
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
infinitesimal - very small
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
fissure - crevice; crack
cascade - small waterfall