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assimilate

To absorb into a population.

calamity

An event that causes great suffering and harm; a disaster.

conspire

To plan together secretly to do something wrong or illegal.

dissension

A difference of opinion; disagreement.

imminent

About to happen; likely to occur in the very near future.

interrogate

To ask questions of, especially in a thorough or formal manner.

meticulous

Extremely careful; attentive to small details.

colleague

An associate or coworker of similar status.

condescend

To lower oneself to a position one considers inferior.

contingent

Conditional; depending on something else.

daunt

To discourage or intimidate.

deluge

A downpour of rain; a flood.

dispel

To clear away; to remove or get rid of, as if by scattering.

negligible

Small and unimportant, not worth noticing.

adept

Highly skilled; expert.

crucial

Extremely important; vital in resolving something.

deploy

To arrange troops or equipment in position for battle.

facilitate

To make easier.

fastidious

Paying close attention to detail.

grapple

To struggle with in close combat; to wrestle.

precede

To go or come before in time, rank, or position.

agile

Able to move quickly and easily; nimble.

allot

To assign or distribute as a portion or share.

congregate

To come together in a group, assemble.

divert

To turn aside.

influx

A flowing or pouring in; arrival in massive numbers.

intricate

Complicated; having many related details or parts.

tumult

Noisy excitement; an uproar or disturbance.

abject

Most miserable; wretched.

atrocity

An act of great cruelty and wickedness.

dialect

A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary.

flagrant

Clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right.

mute

To soften or tone down the sound of.

turmoil

A state of confusion or agitation; tumult.

wreak

To bring about or inflict.

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