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abdicate
to resign, formally give up an office or a duty; to disown, discard
bestow
to give as a figt; to provide with lodgings
capacious
able to hold much, roomy
caustic
able to burn or eat away by chemical action; biting, sarcastic
crusade
a strong movement to advance a cause of idea; to campaign, work vigorously
deface
to injure or destroy the surface or appearance of; to damage the value, influence, or effect of; to face down outshine
embargo
an order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods; any restraint or hindrance; to forbid to enter or leave prot; to forbid trade with
fallacy
a fales notion or belief; an error in thinking
levity
a lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about things that should be treated with respect; buoyancy, lightness in weight
mendicant
a beggar; depending on begging for a living
nauseate
to make sick to the stomach; to fill with disgust
negate
to nullify, deny bring to nothing
pivotal
vitally important, essential
recipient
one who receives; receiving; able or willing to receive
ruse
an action designed to confuse or mislead
teem
to become filled to overflowing; to be present in large quantities
tenet
an opinion, belief, or principle held to be true
tractable
easily managed, easy to deal with; easily wrought, malleable
ungainly
clumsy, awkward; unwieldy
voracious
having a huge appetite, greedy, ravenous; excessively eager