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drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read