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Hectic
very busy; full of activity
Gall
rude behaviour showing a lack of respect that is surprising because the person behaving badly is not embarrassed
Demise
the end or failure of an institution, an idea, a company, etc.
Awry
if something goes ___, it does not happen in the way that was planned.
Untidy
not neat or well arranged; in a state of confusion
Engross
If something ___ you, it is so interesting that you give it all your attention
Meek
quiet, gentle, and always ready to do what other people want without expressing your own opinion
Self-effacing
not wanting to attract attention to yourself or your abilities
Fend
___ for yourself. To take care of and provide for yourself without depending on anyone else
Hoarse
(of a person or voice) sounding rough and unpleasant, especially because of a sore throat
Forsake
to leave someone for ever, especially when they need you
Strand
a thin thread of something, often one of a few, twisted around each other to make a string or rope
Mingle
to combine or make one thing combine with another
Platitude
a comment or statement that has been made very often before and is therefore not interesting
Ubiquitous
seeming to be everywhere or in several places at the same time; very common