ObliterateDefinition: to remove all signs of something, either by destroying or covering it completely
Usage: Most of the books were completely obliterated in the fire.
MetaphorDefinition: a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
Usage: Developed languages use metaphors to drive more colour into expression defining persons or things by their nature rather than literally.
ExtravagantDefinition: spending a lot more money, or using a lot more of something, than you can afford or than is necessary
2) costing a lot more money than you can afford or than is necessary
3) very extreme or impressive but not reasonable or practical
Usage: Her extravagant spending has to stop.
RelinquishDefinition: to stop having something, especially when this happens unwillingly
Usage: She was forced to relinquish control of the project.
RamifyDefinition: to spread out and form branches
Usage: A system of canals was built ramifying throughout the country.
DisputatiousDefinition: fond of having heated arguments.
Usage : The disputatious class had a brawl over little things during school
IllicitDefinition: Not sanctioned by custom or law; unlawful.
Usage: She had an illicit affair with her boss.
FrigidDefinition: very cold
2) not showing any feelings of friendship or kindness
3)not able to enjoy sex
Usage: The water was too frigid to allow him to remain submerged.
IndigenousDefinition: belonging to a particular place rather than coming to it from somewhere else
Usage : The kangaroo is indigenous to Australia
PallidDefinition: pale, especially because of illness
2) not strong or bright, and therefore not attractive
Usage: A pallid man who looked as though he'd never seen the sun
KinshipDefinition: the fact of being related in a family
2) a feeling of being close to someone because you have similar origins or attitudes
Usage: Feelings of kinship between the team's players and their fans
EthosDefinition: The characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations
Usage: The company made environmental awareness part of its business
Definition: to express sorrow, regret, or unhappiness about something
Usage: She lamented over the loss of her best friend.
EscalateDefinition: to become or make something greater, worse, more serious, etc.
Usage: Due to their bellicose stand the seemingly minor misunderstanding between the two rival nations has escalated into a major issue.
IntolerantDefinition: 1) not willing to accept ideas or ways of behaving that are
different from your own
2) not able to eat particular foods, use particular medicines, etc.
Usage: Babies who are intolerant to cows' milk