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catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation