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20 terms

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