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deterrent something that discourages or prevents a certain action
infirmity a physical weakness or defect; ailment
infringe to intrude or trespass on; to go beyond the limits considered proper
sparse distributed thinly; not thick or crowded
succinct expressed clearly in a few words; to the point
altruistic unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; unselfish
arbitrary determined by personal judgment, not by rule or reason; based on impulse
taint to stain the honor of a someone or something
allusion an indirect reference
euphemism a mild or vague term used as a substitute for one considered offensive or unpleasant
comprehensive including all or much
calamity an event bringing great loss and misery
turmoil complete confusion; uproar
fluctuate to vary irregularly; to go up and down or back and forth
persevere to continue with an effort or plan despite difficulties
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