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disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
adjoin - be next to
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded