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Grim Definition

Very serious or gloomy

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Blunder Definition

A stupid or careless mistake

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Provisions Definition

The action of supplying or providing something for use

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Dire Definition

Extremely serious or urgent

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Ominous Definition

Giving the worrying impression that something bad is going to happen; threatening inauspicious

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Hinder Definition

Make it difficult for someone for something to happen

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Avenge Definition

Inflict harm if return for a wrong behalf

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Redeem Definition

To compensate for the bad aspects of or faults

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Menace Definition

A person or thing that is most likely to cause harm; dangerous or threatening

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Desolation Definition

A state of complete emptiness or destruction

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Redundancy Definition

The state of being not or no longer useful

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Stereotype Definition

A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing

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Subplot Definition

A subordinate plot in a play, novel, or similar work

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Episode Definition

A short adventure within a larger story

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Symbol Definition

A mark or character used as a conventional representation of an object, function, or process

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Genre Definition

A style of category of art, music, or literature

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Autobiographical Definition

Dealing with the author’s life

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Flashback Definition

A scene in a film, novel, etc. set in a time earlier than the main story

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Chronological Definition

Events following the order in which they occurred

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Diplomacy Definition

The art of resolving conflicts without resorting to fighting or trickery

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Tact Definition

The skill of knowing the right to say and do in delicate situations

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Prejudice Definition

An intense dislike or hostility toward an individual or group, not based on fact but in what a person imagines another to be like