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[Esc] (1) rough; coarse; severe; unpleasantly stern E.g. This was a [___] blow for the families of missing people who'd waited for decades for news of them.
[Esc] (2) writer for newspapers and magazines E.g. The protests mark the second anniversary of the death of Georgy Gongadze, a [___] whose headless corpse was found in a forest near Kiev.
[Esc] (3) swamp; bog; low lying wet land with grassy vegetation E.g. The jail was a trifling little brick den that stood in a [___] at the edge of the village.
[Esc] (4) study of myths; collection of myths E.g. They fear the blue, which, in [___], is the color of purity and holiness.
[Esc] (5) severe trial; form of trial to determine guilt or innocence; difficult or painful experience E.g. Another concern in this [___] is the matter of proof.
[Esc] (6) sudden mass fear and anxiety E.g. Marty shouted in [___], patting his coat, digging crazily into his pockets.
[Esc] (7) strong feeling or emotion ; fervor E.g. In a very short time the Queen was in a furious [___], and shouting 'Off with his head!' or 'Off with her head!' about once in a minute.
[Esc] (8) special; characteristic; unusual; odd; bizarre E.g. What I find [___] is the notion “fundamentalists” need or deserve to be criticized.
[Esc] (9) spot; locate or identify with precision E.g. Scientists are hoping that the complete code of Chromosome 21 will allow them to [___] the individual genes responsible for each Downs Syndrome disease.
[Esc] (10) seek to obtain or enforce by legal action; carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in E.g. The decision to [___] is totally up to the discretion of the police.