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consternation - great shock; dismay
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
acknowledge - recognize; admit
abysmal - bottomless
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.