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calamity - disaster; misery
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards