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What is the definition of surfeit (v)?
To feed or supply to excess, satiety or disgust
What is the definition of abatement (n)?
Suppression or termination
What is the definition of purged (v)?
To purify, cleaned, or cleared out
What is the definition of abjured (v)?
To renounce under oath; forswear
What is the definition of shrew (n)?
A woman of violent temper and speech
What is the definition of motley (n)?
Checkered jester's clothing
What is the definition of provident (adj)?
Having or showing foresight; providing carefully for the future.
What is the definition of lethargy (n)?
The quality or state of being drowsy, dull, listless and unenergetic, indifferent and lazy
What is the definition of fortified (v)?
To protect or strengthen against attack; make strong
What is the definition of feigned (adj)?
Pretended; sham; counterfeit
What is the definition of nonpareil (adj)?
Having no equal
What is the definition of recompense (v)?
To repay; remunerate; reward, as for service, aid
What is the definition of malignancy (n)?
Evil nature
What is the definition of mellifluous (adj)?
Sweet or musical; pleasant to hear
What is the definition of dulcet (adj)?
Sweet and soothing (related to sound)
What is the definition of mitigation (n)?
A reduction in severity (also: to mitigate, v)
What is the definition of cloyment/cloying (n/adj)?
Excessively or disgustingly sweet or sentimental
What is the definition of exalted (adj)?
Placed at a high or powerful level (often related to rank or status)
What is the definition of quenching (v)?
Stifling, suppressing, or extinguishing (also to satisfy)
What is the definition of prerogative (n)?
A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class
What is the definition of portend (v)?
Be a signal of; warn of
What is the definition of cudgel (v)?
To beat with a short, thick stick