plethora,n.過多;greater than need
borne, carried by / pp of bear.
nascent,adj.things/processes are just beginning.
solicit,v. ask support/help;拉客(prostitute)
chasm,n. very deep crack in rock/earth/ice.
voracious,adj.sb wants a lot of something.
perilously,adv. very dangerous.
swamp,n.v.沼澤;too much to deal with
encompass,v.include;completely surround or cover