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to change without fault or offense; accuse
indict
to scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand
chide
Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet
placidly
containing no matter; empty
void
something useful or valued
commodity
A wise and trusted counselor or teacher
mentor
to cause to wither or waste away
atrophy
Extremely confused or disordered
chaotic
To show to be false
belie
An outbreak of a contagious disease that spreads rapidly and widely
epidemic
Someone who does not believe in a god
atheist
To bring about or carry out (as a crime or deception)
perpetrate
Disrespectful
irreverent
An achieved level; status
stature
Having a self-confident air; brisk
jaunty
Sensitivity to what is proper and appropriate in dealing with others
tact
The act of uttering; vocal expression
utterance
impossible to remove, erase, or wash away; permanent
indelible
Lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance; indifference
apathy
Known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous
notorious
To wave or swing vigorously; thrash
flail
Unreasonable irritable or ill-tempered
petulant
Lacking energy or vitality; weak
languidly
A place, scene or state of uproar and confusion
bewilder
Stubbornly unyielding
adamant
to accept or comply passively
acquiesce
having a self-confident air
jaunty
a confused mass or mixture
chaos
anger aroused by something unjust or mean
indignation
to cause to experience shame or humiliation; humiliate
mortify
impossible to appease or satisfy
implacable
having an unknown name
anonymous
to speak of as small or unimportant
belittle
to cut or break off
sever
to estimate the quality, amount, size or other features
appraise
to inflict punishment on
chastise
act of convicting of a crime
conviction
characterized or favoring absolute obedience to authority
authoritarian
to pass beyond the limits of
transcend
the state of being empty or deserted; lonely
desolation
sharp and severe
acute
mild and pleasant
balmy
serenely deliberate; calm
sedate
to become extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation
emaciated
producing abundant work or results
prolific
lasting or enduring
abiding
a jumble of loud, discordant sounds
din
inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient
deficient
expressed or performed with emphasis
emphatically
insignificant, not related to the matter at hand
irreverent
the period needed for returning to health after illness
convalescence