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holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.