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sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God