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abet
to help or incite someone, especially in wrong doing
abyss
a bottomless pit, profound depths, a gulf too deep to be measured
adhere
to stick fast to, to cling
aggregation
an accumulation of things into a whole mass
amalgamate
to mis, unite, combine, conslidate
bas-relief
sculpture in which the figures project slightly from the background
candor
frankness, imprtiality, being open minded or fair
coalesce
to fuse, blend, grow together
condign
adequate, deserved, especially regarding punsihment
debilitate
to enfeeble, to weaken
disseminate
to scatter seed, to sow, spread widely
duress
coercion, compulsion, imprisonment
emissary
an agent sent on a mission especially a secret mission
ephemeral
short lived, transitory
esoteric
understood by only a few, confidental, private
exonerate
to free of guilt, absolve (orginally to relieve or unload a burden)
extrovert
one more interested in toher or outside things than in himself, an outgoing person.
feign
to make believe, to invent or imagine something (originally to form or shape)
flamboyant
ornate, showy
fractious
unruly, rebellious, irritable
genre
a type or kind, especially said of art and literature
hackneyed
stale commonplace, trite
hierarchy
a system of grading priests in chruch government any group of persons or things sarranged in rank according to importance.