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emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
compensatory - making up for; repaying
clavicle - collarbone
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
dishearten - discourage
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior