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aggrieved
distressed, wronged, injured
accretion
slow growth in size or amount
agnostic
believing the existence of God cannot be proven or disproven
allege
to assert, usually without proof
amalgmate
to bring together, unite
amenable
willing, compliant
analgesic
something that reduces pain
anthology
a selected collection of writing, songs, etc
arboreal
of or relating to trees
arrogate
to take without jurisdiction
atone
to repent, make amends
balk
to stop, block abruptly
benign
favorable, not threatening
blemish
flaw, an imperfection
blandish
to coax with flattery
catalyze
to charge, inspire
cleave
to divide into part, to stick together firmly
clemency
mercy
cloying
sickeningly sweet
coagulate
to thicken, clot
cobbler
a person who makes or repairs shoes
collusion
secret agreement, conspiracy
commensurate
corresponding in size or amount
complacency
self-satisfied ignorance of danger
complicit
being an accomplice in a wrongful act
compunction
distress caused by feeling guilty
concilatory
friendly, agreeable
concoct
to fabricate, make up
concomitant
accompanying in a subordinate fashion
condolence
an expression of sympathy with sorrow
compunction
distress caused by feeling guilty
concilatory
friendly, agreeable
concoct
to fabricate, make up
concomitant
accompanying in a subordinate fashion
condolence
an expression of sympathy in sorrow
confection
a sweet, fancy food
congeal
to thicken into a solid
congruity
the quality of being in agreement
connive
to plot, scheme
consecrate
to dedicate something to a holy purpose
consign
to give something over to another's care
consonant
harmony
contemporaneous
existing at the same time
contravene
violate, oppose, contradict
contrite
pentinet
contusion
bruise, injury
convivial
feasting, drinking, merriment
crescendo
steady increase in volume or intensity
culmination
climax
culpable
deserving blame
curt
abruptly and rudely short
curtail
to lesson, reduce
debacle
a disastrous failure
defer
to yield to another's wisdom
deferential
showing respect for another's authority
defile
to make unclean, impure
delineate
to describe, outline
deter
to discourage
disavow
to deny knowledge or responsibility of
discomfit
to frustrate, baffle
discursive
rambling
disparate
sharply differing
disperse
to scatter
disrepute
state of being held in low regard
dissemble
to conceal, fake
disseminate
to spread widely
dissent
to disagree
distend
to swell out