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shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
subsequent - following in time or order; later
assail - assault
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely