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  1. 1.to prevent or make impossible
    Rain precluded our taking a walk.
  2. 1.a cure-all for diseases or troubles
    Some politicians seem to regard tax cuts as a panacea for economic problems.
  3. 1.referring to a form of government in which one person or party holds absolute control
    Under Joseph Stalin the Soviet Union became a totalitarian state.
  4. 1.a great destruction, especially by fire
    After the great 1906 earthquake, a holocaust swept through San Francisco.
    2.murder by the Nazis of over 6 million Jews and millions of other people in WW ll
    Most Americans first learned of the extent of the Holocaust when the Nazi concentration camps were liberated at the end of WW ll.

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  1. omnipresent adj.1. n. A covered walk along the inside walls of a building, usually looking out onto a courtyard
    The cloister of the country house provided a welcome protection from the tropical wsun.
    2. n. A monastery or similar place of religious seclusion
    During the Reformation, many cloisters were closed and their monks or nuns dispersed.
    3.to seclude as in a monastery
    To protect their children from the Black Plague, the parents cloistered them in an isolated village.

          

  2. catholic [kata-<G.''according to''] adj.1.feeding on both plants and meat
    Human beings are omnivorous, though many choose to be vegetarians.
    2. devouring everything, especially intellectually
    She is such a omnivorous reader she has already read all of the library's biographies, science fiction, and sport's magazine.

          

  3. pandemonium [daimon <G. ''divine power''] n.1.a cure-all for diseases or troubles
    Some politicians seem to regard tax cuts as a panacea for economic problems.

          

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