VOCABULARY From the list below, supply the words needed to complete the paragraph. Some words will not be used. abate decorum dole abhor droll austere duplicity B. Typhoon Paka hammered the island of Guam for twelve hours before the winds ____. Gusts over two hundred miles an hour devastated the previously green island, creating ____ living conditions for residents in the weeks to come, especially for the estimate five thousand people who lost their homes. Residents able to witness Paka in action were astounded by the serious but almost ____ sight of Paka's invisible forces tossing around automobiles, dumpsters, and palm trees as though they were children's toys. In the days following Paka, residents adhered to traditional post-typhoon ____ by cleaning up hundreds of tons of debris, checking on the condition of friends and neighbors, repairing property, and, because of the lack of electricity, hosting mass barbecues before food perished in warm refrigerators. Luckily, food was not in short supply, but water had to be ____ out by several agencies in the weeks following the tempest.