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To end; bring to an end
Because Elaine has not paid her electricity bill in five months, her utility company is going to terminate her service.
Aware, having knowledge; fully informed
My teenage daughter will not become cognizant of the dangers of driving until she gets her license.
Poor, needy; poverty stricken
In many indigent countries, people often go days without eating.
To rush or increase suddenly, as current or voltage.
The electrical surge caused the GFI breaker to blow, and the lights to go out.
cannot be pacified, inexorable, relentless unappeasable
The little boy was implacable when his parents left him alone with the babysitter.
Worthy of blame; open to criticism
A reprehensible act of violence was committed at school today.
Quiet, peaceful, calm
Since we were the only ones on the beach, we enjoyed a tranquil day.
To irritate, make worse; aggravate
If you do not take your medicine, you condition will exacerbate, and you will feel worse.
To give way to superior force; give up or give in; to yield
Although Jerry gave up smoking, there is always a chance he might succumb to his old habit.
Being everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
Because the police presence was ubiquitous at the parade, everyone felt very safe.
Lack of the usual comforts or necessities of life; An act, condition, or result of deprivation or loss
Although she was born into poverty, Samantha vowed that she would work hard to escape the life of privation she had suffered in her childhood.
Agonizing torturing, extremely painful; causing intense suffering
Jane lowers her curtains and goes to bed whenever she has an excruciating headache.
Unruly, agitated, riotous; violently disturbed or confused
After my parent’s turbulent marriage came to an end, we finally had peace in our house.
To hinder, defeat; to hinder; to prevent the occurrence.
John realized that news of the scandal was going to thwart any chances of his winning the election.
To surround with hostile forces, to crowd around; hem in
Journalists cannot wait to besiege the president with questions about his mistress.