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abhor

(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply

amend

(v.) to change in a formal way; to change for the better

buffet

(v.) to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; to force one's way with difficulty; (n.) a slap, blow

chaos

(n.) great confusion, disorder

commodious

(adj.) roomy, spacious

corrosive

(adj.) eating away gradually, acidlike; bitterly sarcastic

discern

(v.) to see clearly, recognize

extant

(adj.) still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost

implicate

(v.) to involve in; to connect with or be related to

inter

(v.) to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion

martinet

(n.) a strict, disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules

obviate

(v.) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of

renegade

(n.) one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw; (adj.) traitorous; unconventional, unorthodox

reprehensible

(adj.) deserving blame or punishment

somber

(adj.) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit

squalid

(adj.) filthy, wretched, debased

turbulent

(adj.) disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy

vociferous

(adj.) loud and noisy; compelling attention

voluminous

(adj.) of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length

waive

(v.) to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer

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