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to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt. acquit, exonerate, vindicate, excuse, pardon
absolve
a represntation in which the subjects charecteristic features are deliberatly exaggerated; to present someone or somthing in a deliberatly distorted way. cartoon, burlesque, pradod,lompoon
caricature
a loud ringing sounds, to mkae a loud ringing noise. din, clamor, uproar
clangor
side by side, touching, near, adjacent in time, adjoining, abutting, next door to
contiguous
an eager desire for something; greed. avarice, rapacity, craving, lust
cupidity
harmful, injurious, detrimental, destructive, pernicious, damaging
deleterious
to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or desirability of. improve, magnify, heighten, elevate
enhance
to captivate, charm, hold spellbound, to enslave; to imprison. fascinate, enchant, attract, bewitch
enthrall
to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses. moderate, mitigate, diminsh, downplay
extenuate
implied or understood though enxpresses; w/out doubt or reservations, unquestioning; potentially contained in. inferred, tacit, unspoken, unconditional
implicit
sharp, keen, penetrating (w/ a suggestion of decisiveness). acute, cutting, perceptive, trenchant
incisive
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy. flashy, overdone, affected, flamboyant
ostentatious
a model of excellence or perfection. exemplar, ideal, paradigm, model, good example
paragon
to restate in other words, a statement that present a given idea ina new language. reward, rephrase, a rendititon, version
paraphrase
prudent, shrewdy concieved and developed; artful, expedient. tactful, diplomatic, judicious, circumspect
politic
dull, lacking in distinction and orginallity, matter of facr, straightforward, characteristic of prose, not poetis. commonplace, humdrum, literal, pedestriam
prosiac
extra, excess, more than needed, wordy, repetitive, profuse, lush. unnecessary, superfluous, verbose, prolix
redundant
making a shhow a virtue or righteousness, hypocritically moralastic or pious, self-righteuous, holie than thou.
santimonious
sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant. stimulating, lively, glittering, flashy
scintallting
charming, attractive, pleasing. winning, engaging, delgihtful, prepossessing
winsome