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  1. amiable
    • friendly and easy to like
    • E.g. The driver was an amiable young man.
    • E.g. She was in an amiable mood.
  2. endanger
    • To put someone or something in danger of being hurt, damaged, or destroyed.
    • E.g. Smoking during pregnancy endangers your baby's life.
  3. commence
    • to begin or to start something
    • E.g. Work will commence on the new building immediately.
    • E.g. Your first evaluation will be six months after you commence employment.
  4. abolish
    • to officially end a law, system etc, especially one that has existed for a long time
    • E.g. Slavery was abolished in the US in the 19th century.
  5. tribute
    • something that you say, do, or give in order to express your respect or admiration for someone:
    • E.g. The players wore black armbands as a tribute to their late teammate.
    • E.g. I'd like to pay tribute to (=praise and admire publicly) the party workers for all their hard work.
  6. chaos
    • a situation in which everything is happening in a confused way and nothing is organized or arranged in order:
    • E.g. The country was plunged into economic chaos.

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