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cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
regime - method of system or government
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
tremulous - trembling; wavering
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic