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Abhorrent
hateful; detestable
Appalling
shocking
Ardent
passionate, enthusiastic
Augmented
increased; added to
Benevolent
generous
Calamity
disaster
Capacious
Spacious; roomy
Caprice
whim
Carnage
destruction or wreckage of life
Commiserate
feel sympathy for
conflagration
a great fire
countenance
facial features
cursory
hastily done
debilitated
weakened; made unable
detrimental
harmful; damaging
diabolical
devilish
dilate
expand
emaciated
thin and wasted
epithets
abusive words
exhortations
urges
expedient
suitable; practical
fetter
shackle
harrowing
distressing; agonizing
ignominious
disgraceful
immutable
unchanging
imperious
domineering
inclemency
storminess
indefatigable
tireless
indolence
laziness
inexorable
relentless; unyielding
interment
burial
languid
lacking energy
obdurate
stubborn
obliterated
destroyed
oblivion
forgotten; forgetfulness
odious
hateful
paroxysm
spasm; convulsion
penury
extreme poverty
perdition
complete ruin
physiognomy
face
portend
predict
posterity
future generations
precipitous
steep
progeny
children; offspring
prognosticated
predicted
purloined
stolen
rankling
irritating
repugnance
loathing; repulsiveness
retrospect
looking back on the past
reveries
daydreams
salubrious
healthful
sanguinary
accompanied by carnage; bloodthirsty
satiated
fully satisfied
slaked
quenched
sophisms
misleading arguments
sustenance
means of nourishment
timorous
fearful
vacillating
fluctuating; wavering
wantonly
immorally; cruelly
wretched
miserable