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to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
abet
to find not guilty of a fault or crime
acquit
unyeilding, firm in opinion
adamant
friendly;courteous;agreeable in manner; easy to talk to
affable
one who beleieves that the existence of God is unknown and unknowable
agnostic
a heated argument
altercation
to lie or be exposed to warmth
bask
a strong defense, a fort
bastion
indecentl; humorously obscene
bawdy
to confuse; perplex
befuddle
one who is intolerant of anothers beliefs, opinions, or calues
bigot
having to do w/ dogs,
canine
gided by whim rather than reson; changing one's mind suddenly
capricious
to criticize or punish for the purpose of correcton
castigate
biting, burning, severe, shap, or sarcastic
caustic
one who pretends to have more knowledge or skill than he or she really has, especially in the field of medicine
charlatan
to punish severly
chastise
to get around; to beat or defeat by trickery; to prevent an occurence
circumvent
secrect
clandestine
1.merciful; lenient 2. mild; as weather
clement
a worn-out idea or overused expression
cliche
to compel by force; to force a person to do something against their will
coerce
1. to work with another toward a goal 2. to cooperate w/ an enemy invader
collaborate
attractive or handsome; pleasing to the sight
comely
pleased with onelself or ones deeds
complacent
to be of the same opinion to agree with
concur
to forgive or overlook an offense by treating the wrongdoer as if ha had done nothing wrong
condone
showing a deep regret and sorrow, usually for having committed some wrongdoing
contritw
abundant; large in number or quantity
copious
coarse, stupid, tasteless
crass
conformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper behavior
decorum
a leader who appeals to the emotions and prejudices of ppl; especially to advance his own power
demagogue
quite and modest
demure
to express disapproval of; to depreciate one's effort
deprecate
extremely poor; lacking necessities like food and shelter
destitute
a difficult choice; especially a choice between two equally undesirable alternatives
dilemma
one who studies an art or science for mere amusement
dilettante
inwquality; difference
disparity