DOUSED – to douse is to pour liquid over something or to extinguish something, like a fire.
EXPIRED – to expire is to come to an end.
EXTERMINATED – to exterminate is to destroy something completely by killing it.
RECEDED – to recede is to move backwards.
EXAGGERATED – if something is exaggerated, it is made out to be more than it really is.
EXHILARATING – if something is exhilarating, it is very exciting.
TORMENTING – if something is tormenting you, it is troubling you very deeply.
DEVASTATING – if something is devastating, it destroys many things and causes people great stress.
SPEWING – to spew is to push out something with great force.
EMITTING – to emit is to release or discharge something.
SPILLING – to spill is to make something fall or flow over the edge.
OVERFLOWING – to overflow is to make something so full that it goes over the edge.
FRACTURED – to fracture is to break. This word is usually used to describe the breaking of bones in the body or relationships.
RAZED – to raze is to destroy.
DEGRADED – to degrade is to lower the standard of something.
DESTROYED – to destroy is to damage something completely.
TREND – a trend is a general direction in which something is moving.
SPATE – a spate is a big number of similar things happening, usually at the same time.
BLITZ – a blitz is an intensive attack, such as by the military.
EPIDEMIC – an epidemic is something bad that spreads widely in a short period of time, like a disease.
EMPOWERED – to empower is to give power to someone.
DECLARED – to declare is to announce in a formal and serious way.
EXPRESSED – to express is simply to say what one thinks or feels.
DENOUNCED – to denounce is to say that something is not true, often in a public way.
PHENOMENON – a phenomenon is something that exists or happens.
CALAMITY – a calamity is a disaster.
TRAGEDY – a tragedy is an event that causes great pain and suffering.
CATASTROPHE – a catastrophe is a disaster, a major event that causes great damage and suffering.
SUFFERED – to suffer something is to experience something bad.
ACTIVATED – to activate is to make something active.
ERUPTED – to erupt is to suddenly happen or become active.
WREAKED – to wreak is to cause.
LOOTING – looting is stealing from shops and other places, usually in a time of war or disaster.
VIOLENCE – violence is behaviour that causes physical harm and hurt to others.
TRAFFICKING – trafficking refers to the buying and selling of illegal things like drugs.
ARSON – arson refers to the act of purposely setting a place on fire.
RELIEF – means help or aid, which may be financial aid, material aid, or medical aid.
SUBSTITUTE – a substitute is someone who takes the place of another person.
CHARITY – “charity” refers to help that is offered for free, usually for the poor and needy.
VOLUNTEER – when a person volunteers to do something, he does it willingly without being paid for it.
NARRATIVE – a narrative is the formal word for a story.
LITERARY – “literary” describes things to do with formal creative writing or literature.
CREATIVE – a creative person is highly imaginative and original in his thinking.
GENRE – a genre is a type of art, music, film, or literature.
FARCE – a farce is a joke or something very silly and absurd or ridiculous.
FLASHBACK – a flashback is a scene in a story or film of an event in the past.
SEQUENCE – “sequence” refers to the order of something, like events.
PERSPECTIVE – a perspective is a point of view or angle.
SAGE – a sage is a wise person.
PLOT – the plot is the storyline giving us the main events of a play, movie, or book.
MONOLOGUE – a monologue is a long speech by one actor in a play or film.
FABLE – a fable is a tale or story, usually featuring animals as characters, with a lesson or moral.
STYLE – “style” refers to the way something is done.
SIMILES – a simile is a special technique in writing when a writer compares one thing with another thing.
SYMBOLS – a symbol is something that represents another thing.
SUSPENSE – suspense is the feeling or excitement and anxiety about what might happen next.
CLIMAX – the climax of a story is the most exciting part of a story, and as the sentence says, it usually comes towards the end.
TENSION – tension is the feeling of stress or uneasiness.
TRANSITION – “transition” refers to the time when something is changing from one state to another state.
FINALE – a finale is the last big act of a show or public event.