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Depress
A rise in unemployment typically depresses the stock market
Peril
The great peril we face from our countries
Catalyst
His death was the catalyst for the war
Facet
He missed some facets of American food culture
Morale
The morale at the company has suffered
Retract
My pet hates me.Every time I try to touch him he retracts his head
Hazy
Unclear
Iexorable
Inexorable coming of winter
Notwithstanding
High prices notwithstanding ,they sold tons of iPhones
Knack
I have a knack for remembering faces
Spearhead
To spearhead a volunteer program
Raze
They poured into the south and razed the entire town
Trickle
I watched the raindrop trickle down the car
spawn
To produce eggs
Propulsion Force
The source of propulsion of the giant cargo ships
incessant
The sound of construction is incessant
Audacious
Audacious child
Cull
We began by culling who lacked even the minimum experience
foremost
He was one of the foremost musicians of his time
trappings
Trappings of adulthood
Adhere
A fly's feet adhere to most surfaces,giving it the ability to walk upside-down on a ceiling
Eerie
The eerie music made him more scared
Gruelling
Grueling races
Uphold
Some groups today uphold the belief that our planet is actually flat