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terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense