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Aberration
Something that is unusual
Aggrandize
To make greater, to increase
Ambivalent
To have mixed feelings, opposing feelings about something
Anathema
Something hated or shunned
Arbitrate
To judge or decide a dispute
Archipelago
Group of islands
Atrocity
Something apaulling, savage, cruel
Chancery
Place, or office where records are kept
Corollary
Something we can infer; a proposition made from another proposition
Crescendo
To build, to appoint a great intensity
Fiat
To rule by arbitrary authority
Gaffe
A social blunder
Jingo
A person who supports a very belligerent policy
Pandemic
Epidemic that spreads over a wide area
Philander
To cheat on one's spouse
Philanthropy
Charitable aid
Pragmatic
Practical
Proletariat
The poorest class of working people who have no hope for improvement
Rapprochement
Re-establishing cordial, friendly relations
Referendum
Allowing public to vote on law; public support for issues
Restitution
To compensate for loss or damage
Sultry
Hot and very humid; aroused desire or passion
Tumultuous
Noise and disorderly
Vehement
To be forceful or intense in expressing an opnion
Vestige
A trace or sign of something that no longer exist