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Beget
to give birth to; to create
Alienate
to make hostile; to cause to feel unwelcome or estranged
Muster
to collect or gather; the act of inspection or critical examination
Glutton
one who eats or consumes a great deal; having the capacity to recieve or withstand something
Paranoia
mental illness of unreasonable anxiety, especialy believing someone is out to get you or that you are an important person
Catapult
slingshot
Facilitate
to make easier; to help bring about
Curtail
to truncate or abridge; to lessen, usually by cutting away from
Craven
cowardly
Mode
a way or method of doing something; type; manner; fashion
Consensus
general agreement
Congenial
pleasant to be around; social; agreeable
Doldrums
period of condition of depression or inactivity
Citadel
fortress overlooking a city; stronghold
Martyr
someone willing to sacrifice and even give his/her life for a cause; also one who pretends suffering to gain sympathy
Obtuse
insensitive; block-headed; slow in comprehension
Aspire
something one hopes to achieve; goal
Fjord
long narrow inlet from the sea between steep cliffs or hills
Scrutinize
look very carefully; to examine
Blather
talk nonsensically
Astute
quick in descernment; shrews; clever; keen
Defame
lober or slander; take away a good name
Karma
fate; destiny; to detect good or bad vibrations from something or someone
Veer
change in direction
Artisan
worker skilled in a craft
Curvilinear
formed, bound, or characterized by curved lines
Resurgent
rise after defeat
Misnomer
an incorrect or inappropriate name
Elapse
pass or go by
Draconian
hard, severe, cruel
Forage
to search or hint for food and provision
Amenable
agreeable; responsible to authority; pleasant; willing to give in to the wishes of another
Dissolution
the breaking up into parts; termination of a legal bond or contract
Disperse
to scatter in various directions widely
Gird
to encircle as with a belt; to prepare as for action
Criterion
a standard or rule by which something can be judged; a basis for judgment
Lesion
wound; injury; especially one created by a disease
Guise
appearance; semblance
Precarious
unsafe; unsteady; unstable
Fetish
an object of unreasonable obsessive reverance or attention
Denounce
to condemn; to expose critically
Torque
turning or twisting force
Fathom
to understand fully; to penetrate the meaning of
Docile
easily taught or controlled; obedient; easy to handle
Hovel
a small, miserable dwelling; an open, low shed
Balm
something that soothes, heals, or comforts; an oil or ointment
Divine
to fortell a prophecy; to infer; to guess
Alternative
the choice between mutually exclusive possibilities; a situation presenting such a choice
Countenace
a person's face, especially the expression
Badger
to tease, annoy, harass persistently
Also-ran
one whi is defeated in a face; loser
Elfin
small and sprighty; mischievious; fairy-like
Aggrandize
to ecaggerate; to cause to appear greater in power; influence
Ensemble
a coordinated outfit or costume; a musical group
Wane
decrease gradually
Fraught
accompanited by; inbolbing; full of
Chasm
a deep opening in the earth's surface; differecnces of opinion, interests, loyalties
Erudite
deeplu learned; scholarly
Tether
rope or chian that allows limited movement to limit one's resources
Claimant
a person making a claim