Barron 's 1100 (8)

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emaciated

abnormally thin, wasted away

surge

to rush suddenly

tranquil

quiet

sanctuary

shelter

ascend

to rise

malnutrition

faulty or inadequate diet

afflict

to trouble greatly, to distress

besiege

to surround, hem in

privation

lack of necessities

sinister

evil, ominous

ubiquitous

being everywhere at the same time

remote

distant, hidden away

thwart

to hinder, defeat

harbinger

a forerunner, advance notice

malignant

likely to cause death

excruciating

agonizing, torturing

respite

an interval of relief, delay

reverberating

reechoing, resounding

fretful

worrisome, irritable

succumb

to give way, yield

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