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devastatingadj: causing a great deal of destruction or damage
spann: the entire length of something, such as time or space from beginning to end; the amount of space that something covers
globen: the earth or world, mainly used to emphasize its vastness
anonymousadj: having no known name, identity, or known source
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
lifelongadj: lasting for the whole of someone’s life
troublemakern: a person who intentionally causes difficulties or problems for others, often by disruptive or provocative behavior; a person who tends to create or attract trouble or controversy
twinn: either of two children born at the same time from the same mother
regretv: to feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over something you have done or something you have not been able to do
predictableadj: capable of being known, seen or declared in advance
appreciatev: to value and acknowledge the worth of someone or something; to be grateful for something or someone
basisn: the most important facts, ideas, or events from which something is developed; the way how things are organized or arranged
alleyn: a narrow lane or way between buildings, often used as a passage or a shortcut; a small street that runs between two other streets
envelopv: to surround and cover completely; to encase
suddenlyadv: quickly and unexpectedly
slightlyadv: in a small degree or extent; a little
crazyadj: stupid or not sensible; very angry
alertv: to warn or arouse to a sense of danger; (adjective) paying close attention or being in a state of readiness for action
diamondn: a precious stone made from pure carbon, typically transparent and colorless but possibly tinted in various colors; a shape or arrangement resembling the geometric form of a diamond
witnessn: a person who sees something happen, especially a crime or an accident
investigatorn: a person whose job is to conduct an investigation or inquiry into something, often to gather information or evidence
journalistn: a person who collects and writes news stories or articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or other online media
investigatev: to conduct a systematic or formal inquiry to identify and evaluate the facts of a crime, problem, statement, etc. to establish the truth
uncoverv: to remove the cover from something; to discover something previously unseen or hidden
conflictn: a strong disagreement, argument, or a violent clash between two opposing groups or individuals
lootv: steal goods from a place or person, typically during a war or riot; (noun) steal goods from a place or person, typically using force, especially in times of war or civil disorder
destroyv: to ruin or damage severely or completely; to eradicate or eliminate completely
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
timbern: the wood of trees cut and prepared for construction
poorestadj: having the least wealth or resources
dispossessv: to deprive someone of the possession or use of something, often property or land
planetn: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star
injusticen: a violation of the rights of others or the laws of a society
investigationn: the act or process of thoroughly examining a crime, problem, statement, etc., to uncover the truth
democracyn: a form of government in which the people have the authority to deliberate and decide legislation, or to choose governing officials to do so
republicn: a state or country in which the people and their elected representatives hold supreme power and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch
exposedadj: having no protection or shield from something, such as bad weather, attack, or criticism
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
deprivev: to take away something from someone
combinev: to join or merge to form a single thing or group
predatoryadj: living by eating other animals, especially by catching prey that is still alive
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
grabv: to take hold of something or someone suddenly with a hand, especially in a violent way
chunkn: a thick and solid mass or piece of something
corruptionn: dishonest, harmful, or illegal behavior, especially of people in positions of power
destructionn: the act of causing so much damage to something
chiefadj: most important or primary; (noun) a person who is in charge
undercoveradj: carried out or conducted in secret, with one’s true identity or purpose concealed; disguised, incognito
dubiousadj: having doubts or reservations; uncertain
scandaln: an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage
epicn: a long and eventful or heroic history, story, poem, or film; (adjective) very imposing or impressive
proportionn: a part, share, or amount of something considered in comparative relation to a whole
plainadj: without being decorated in any way; (Noun) a vast expanse of flat land with few trees
sightn: the ability to see; anything that is seen
ruthlessadj: lacking in pity or compassion; willing to do whatever it takes to achieve their goals, regardless of the consequences for others
carteln: a group of businesses or organizations that join together to control the production and distribution of a particular product or service, often to limit competition and increase profits
laundryn: the act of washing clothes and linens; a room or area where clothes are washed and ironed
profitn: money that is earned in business or by selling things after deducting the costs involved
relatev: to establish a connection or association between two or more things; to narrate or tell about an event, experience, or relationship; to empathize or feel sympathy with someone or something
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
debtn: something, especially money, goods, or services owed by one person to another; the state of owing something
pilen: a collection of objects positioned one on top of another; a large sum of something, such as money
feen: a sum of money charged for a particular service
threatenv: to utter intentions of injury or punishment against someone
sanctionn: official permission or approval for an action, especially an economic or political action by a government or international organization; a penalty or punishment imposed for breaking the law, rule, or agreement; (verb) to impose a penalty or punishment for breaking the law, rule, or agreement
bustv: to break something; (noun) a woman’s chest, or the measurement around a woman’s chest; (noun) an occasion for something excessive, such as work, eating, drinking, etc.
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
avenuen: a wide road in a town or city, especially with trees or tall buildings on both sides; a line of approach
juicyadj: containing much liquid, often used to describe fresh fruit or meat; interesting or exciting, often because it is scandalous or revealing
couturen: fashionable, made-to-measure clothing; high fashion clothing that is custom-made for a person
velvetn: plush, smooth fabric with a short pile on one side, typically made of silk, cotton, or a synthetic material
suitn: a set of clothes that are made from the same material; a claim or complaint that a person or organization can file in court against another party; (verb) to be fit or acceptable for
unwittingadj: without purpose or intent
mafian: a secret criminal organization that engages in illegal activities such as gambling, extortion, racketeering, prostitution, and drug trafficking, typically maintains a strict code of loyalty, secrecy, and omertà (= silence or non-cooperation with authorities)
fraudn: the crime of gaining money or financial benefits by deceiving people; a person who makes deceitful pretenses
revolutionn: a large-scale attempt to overthrow the government of a country, often using violence or war;
exposev: to show something by uncovering it; to make something accessible to some action or influence
facelessadj: lacking distinctive or individual features or characteristics; anonymous and impersonal
structuren: the way of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts, or a complex thing constructed of many parts
unfairadj: not giving equal treatment or opportunities to people involved; marked by injustice, partiality, or deception
havenn: a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary; a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
shockingadj: extremely or surprisingly bad, or causing a strong emotional response such as surprise or disgust
hometownn: the town or city where one was born or grew up
identificationn: the act or process of recognizing, proving, or designating someone or something
providern: a person or an organization that supplies somebody with something needed or wanted
routinen: a usual or habitual way of doing things; a set sequence of steps, part of a larger computer program
creativeadj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create something
universen: everything that exists, especially all physical matter, including planets, stars, galaxies, and all other forms of matter and energy
nomineen: a person who is proposed as a candidate or contender for a position, award, or honor
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
giantadj: enormous; much bigger or more important than similar items usually are
anonymityn: the condition of being anonymous or unidentified; the state of not revealing one’s name, identity, or other personal information
enforcementn: the act of ensuring that rules, regulations, or laws are obeyed or implemented; the act of applying force or pressure to compel compliance with rules or laws
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
misusen: the act of using something in an unsuitable way or for the wrong purpose
hauntv: to frequent or visit repeatedly, often in a way that is disturbing or unsettling; to occupy or fill the mind, often in a way that is unpleasant or persistent
horrificadj: causing horror or disgust; gruesome and terrifying
nightclubn: a venue that typically operates late into the night, offering music, dancing, and drinks
even: (also as “Eve”) the day or period of time immediately preceding a particular event; the biblical figure who was the first woman and wife of Adam, according to the Jewish and Christian faiths
revelryn: lively and noisy festivities, typically involving drinking, dancing, and general merrymaking; a celebration marked by indulgence and enjoyment
cramv: to force or try to fit a large amount of information into a short time, especially in preparation for an examination; to force or try to fit a large amount of something into a small space
tragedyn: an event or situation causing great loss, misfortune, or destruction; a play or literature that deals with a severe and sad event and often ends with the death of the main character
strikev: to wallop somebody or something with the hand, fist, or weapon; to have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
decorationn: the act of adding something that is intended to make something more attractive; an award or honor that is given to someone in recognition of their achievements
meltv: to turn from something solid into something soft or liquid as a result of heating
ceilingn: a room’s top interior surface
toxicadj: of or relating to or caused by a poison; poisonous
chainn: a series of connected links or objects; a system or group of interconnected elements; a restraint or shackle
injuryn: harm done to a person’s or an animal’s body caused by an accident or an attack
victimn: a person who has been harmed, injured, or otherwise negatively affected by a particular action, circumstance, or event
reeln: a cylinder on which film, wire, or other flexible materials that can be wound
shockn: a strong feeling or physical reaction to a sudden and unexpected event or experience, especially something unpleasant
confusionn: the state of being mixed up or unclear, or the state of disorder or uncertainty
surroundv: to be all around something or somebody
identityn: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another
ultimateadj: furthest or highest in degree or order
jailn: a facility where criminals are kept to be punished for their crimes; a prison
crucialadj: extremely vital or necessary
evadev: to escape from or avoid meeting someone or something
corruptadj: characterized by dishonest behavior or actions, often involving bribery, fraud, or the abuse of power for personal gain; morally or ethically flawed or polluted; (verb) to make someone or something morally depraved or causing it to become dishonest
secrecyn: the state or quality of being kept hidden or private; the act of keeping something confidential or unknown to others
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
innovatev: to introduce new methods, ideas, or products
intentionn: something you want to do and are going to do
moraladj: concerned with the principles of what is right and wrong, fairness, honesty, etc.
shieldn: a protective covering or structure, especially in the past, that soldiers held in front of their bodies to protect themselves
ignitev: to set on fire; to cause to start burning
launchv: to send or propel something into the air or space using a device such as a rocket, missile, or spacecraft; to make something available or on sale for the first time
alikeadv: similar or identical in nature or appearance
loopholen: a gap or weakness in a legal or bureaucratic system that allows for the exploitation of unintended benefits or avoids penalties
ambitiousadj: having a great desire to attain achievement, power, or wealth
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
innovativeadj: introducing or using new methods, ideas, etc.
doern: a person who performs or carries out an action or task; a person who is proactive or productive
springboardn: a board or device used for jumping or diving into the water or for launching oneself into the air for gymnastics or other acrobatic movements
techien: a person who is highly skilled or knowledgeable in the field of technology, particularly with computers or electronic devices
prototypen: a first or preliminary example of something such as a device or vehicle from which other forms are developed
demonstratev: to display something or give an exhibition to an interested audience
parliamentn: a legislative body, especially the one that represents the people of a country or state
politiciann: a person who is a member of a government or law-making organization, especially as an elected member of parliament, etc.
far-reachingadj: having a wide or significant impact or influence
shiftingadj: constantly changing or moving
policyn: a set of rules, guidelines, principles, or procedures that govern decision-making or action, often used in the context of business or government; a course of action or plan of action adopted or followed by an organization or individual to achieve a goal or objective
kick-startv: to start something by providing an initial burst of energy or enthusiasm
movementn: a group of people working together to achieve a shared goal, especially a political, social, or artistic one; the process of moving or being moved, physically or figuratively