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dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
cascade - small waterfall
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent