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Vitiate
To corrupt
Sanguine
1) optimistic 2) having to do with blood
Improvident
having little foresight
Pelf
money esp. gained in a dishonest fashion
Impecunious
Poor
Effusive
sentimental; expressing gratitude, pleasure or approval in an unrestrained manner
Spate
a large number of similar things
Fastidious
very concerned with accuracy and detail
Succor – assistance in hardship
assistance in hardship
Vouchsafe
To condescend to grant; to concede; to bestow.
Peripatetic
itinerant, or moving
Desiccant
a drying agent
Importune
beg, plead for or ask insistently or with urgency
Impolitic
unwise
Retrench
reduce costs
Slough
Shed or throw off
MANACLE
A shackle or restraint usually attached to the wrists or ankles.
Compunction
feeling guilt
Celerity
swiftness
Imperious
assuming power without justification
Edulcorate
make something more palatable
Abjure
solemnly renounce a belief
quotidian
daily, mundane