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compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items