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plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
onerous - burdensome
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
extol - praise very highly; glorify