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mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
alcove - nook; recess
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption