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havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel