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horde - crowd; swarm
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
cartographer - map-maker
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism