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disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
extol - praise very highly; glorify