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curtail
v- to cut short or reduce
discriminate
1-v. to make or recognize clear distinctions.
2- to treat in a less or more favorable way.
Espionage
n- the act of spying, especially a government spy obtaining secrets of another government
Inalienable
adj- not able to be taken or given away
Incarcerate
v- to confine or to put in prison
Indignity
n- an insult to one's pride; offensive or humiliating treatment.
Indiscriminate
adj- not marked by careful distinctions; haphazard
Infamous
1-adj. having a very bad reputation; notorious
2- discraceful; vicious
intercede
v- to act or plead on another's behalf; to try to smooth the differences between two parties
malign
v- to say negative and unfair things about; slander
perpetrate
v- to commit, as a crime or other antisocial act
rampant
adj- threateningly wild, without restraint or control; widespread
rancor
n- a deep, long-held feeling of hatred or bitterness
reparation
1-n a mending or repair
2- (usually plural) a making up or payment for a wrong damage done, especially in the case of an international war
smattering
1-n superficial, scattered knowledge
2- a small amount