Part 1.

disaster
an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
disinfection
treatment to destroy harmful microorganisms
distinction
a discrimination between things as different
dull
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
duplicate
a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
effete
excessively self-indulgent, affected, or decadent

 

Part 2.

epilogue
a short speech by an actor at the end of a play
ethereal
characterized by lightness and insubstantiality
exact
marked by strict and complete accordance with fact
exclaim
utter aloud, often with surprise, horror, or joy
exclusive
admitting or accepting only a particular group
exocrine
a gland that secretes externally through a duct

 

Part 3.

extortion
unjust exaction, as by the misuse of authority
extravagance
the quality of exceeding appropriate limits
fed up
thoroughly disgusted with or annoyed at something
flare
a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
fraction
a small part or item forming a piece of a whole
fragment
a piece broken off or cut off of something else

 

Part 4.

frivolous
not serious in content or attitude or behavior
fulminate
cause to explode violently and with loud noise
fungus
a spore-producing organism that lacks chlorophyll
grudge
a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
heaven
any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
heyday
the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

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2020-04-17