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adjunct

something or someone joined or added to something else but not essentially a part of it.

belie

to give a false impression of, to contradict.

carnage

great destruction of life; slaughter.

dilemma

a problem that seems to have no satisfactory solution; a difficult choice.

diverse

differing from one another; having various or distinct parts.

eradicate

to get rid of; to uproot.

flout

to ignore in a disrespectful or scornful way.

foment

to stir up; to rouse; to instigate.

insurrection

an open revolt against legal authority; a rebellion.

mandatory

ordered by an authority; required.

mitigate

make or become less serious or severe; to ameliorate.

pretext

an effort to conceal the real intention or state of affairs; an excuse.

singular

1. denoting a single person or thing, contrasted to more than one. 2. extraordinary; exceptional. 3. strange or unusual.

somnolent

tending to cause sleepiness; drowsy.

stalwart

strong, sturdy; firm, resolute

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