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estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior