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Defenestrate
to throw something or someone out a window
Immolate
to destroy with fire
Mollify
to make someone feel better
Vilify
to characterize someone as a villan
Boondoggle
to waste time with trivial tasks
Behoove
to provide benefit to be necessary
Bolster
to support; to prop up
Ambulate
to walk from place to place
Concur
to express agreement
Shirk
to avoid responsibility
Squander
to spend foolishly
Bilk
To cheat someone; to deal dishonestly
Chide
to criticize harshly; to disapprove
Articulate
to put into words
Fabricate
to make or create
Prognosticate
to predict future events
Sequester
to seperate or isolate
Extrapolate
to predict data based on exisiting patterns
Bowlderize
to censor material that is vulgar or offensive
Preside
to govern or hold authority
Hasten
to hurry; to increase pace
Pummel
to pound; to punish violently
Purge
to cleanse; to remove excess/ waste
Usurp
tp seize power or authority
Oscillate
to move from side to side like a pendulum
Contort
to bend or twist awkwardly
Impugn
to attack someones character; to insult.
Pester
to annoy consistently
Commence
to begin
Appease
to please or satisfy
Ingest
to take in; to consume.
Rend
to tear into pieces
Atrophy
to become smaller or weaker
Alienate
to make someone feel like an outsider
Assert
to state strongly
Cease
to stop or end
Abridge
to shorten
Quell
to quiet to scilence
Quibble
to argue over small matters
Jostle
to bump into, to cause to shake
Purloin
to steal
Ascertain
to become aware of; to make certain.
Allege
to assert without proof; to accuse
Loom
to hover threateningly
Ascend
to travel upwards, to rise or climb