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shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal