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To release from an entanglement or a difficulty; to set free
extricate
of or suited to a servant; servile; a domestic servant; a servile person
menial
growing without check or restraint; flourishing; widespread
rampant
to persuade by plesant words; to coax with flattery and insincere talk; to wheedle
cajol
a contagious and often fatal disease that spreads rapidly; an illness of epidemic proportions; a estructive or evil influence or factor
pestilence
the absence of government or law; political disorder
anarchy
the point in the celestial sphere directly below the observer and opposite the zenith; the lowest possible point
nadir
the branch of anthropology that deals with recent societies or language groups, their distribution, characteristics, and cultures
ethnology
to make worse; to damage or weaken
impair
roomy; spacious
commodious
giving freely, extravagant; plentiful
profuse
very6 poisonous or harmful; deadly; intensely bitter or spiteful
virulent
having or making a harsh sound; shrill
strident
to deliver; to deliver as goods to be sold; to send; to hand over; to assign to an undesirable position or place
consign
the art of public speaking; a style or manner of public speaking or reading
elocution
the overthrowing oor undermining of something established, such as a government
subversion
corpselike; pale and ghastly; thin and gaunt; haggard
cadaverous
a person who will not be reformed; incapable of being corrected or reformed; persistently bad
incorrigible
to make known to the public, declare; to make widespread
promulgation
to wound or injure seriously; to disable in some way; to mutilate; to cripple
maim