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flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
detonation - explosion
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
compute - reckon; calculate
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven