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edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
decelerate - slow down
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
citadel - fortress