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discrete - separate; unconnected
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos