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rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
propensity - natural inclination
annihilate - destroy
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity