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desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling