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shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young