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pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
crevice - crack; fissure
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
veer - change in direction; swerve
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn