Ado (n.): unnecessary trouble or conflict.

Synonyms: commotion, bother

Example Sentence: There has been much ado about the new school lunches.

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Chastise (v.): rebuke or reprimand severely.

Synonyms: scold, rebuke

Example Sentence: The United Nations is chastising Russia because of their involvement in the Ukraine conflict.

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Discord (n.): disagreement between people.

Synonyms: conflict, friction

Example Sentence: President Obama and Putin discussed the issues of the Syrian conflict without much discord.

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Chastise (v.): rebuke or reprimand severely.

Synonyms: scold, rebuke

Example Sentence: The United Nations is chastising Russia because of their involvement in the Ukraine conflict.

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Nebulous (adj.): of a concept or idea being unclear, vague, or ill-defined.

Synonyms: vague, unclear

Example Sentence: The nebulous cease-fire agreement in the Ukraine has not been strictly followed on both sides of the conflict.

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Volatile (adj.): likely to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse.

Synonyms: tense, strained

Example Sentence: The fact that there is still combat occurring in the Ukraine after the cease-fire was signed suggests that the conflict may be volatile.

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