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Abridge
To reduce the length of (a written text); condense.
abbreviate
Anemic
Relating to or suffering from anemia;
Lacking vitality; listless and weak
feeble
Archipelago
A large group of islands
group
Benefactor
One that gives aid, especially financial aid.
aid
Candor
Frankness or sincerity of expression; openness.
forthrightness
Citations
A quoting of an authoritative source for substantiation
quotation
Compulsion
An irresistible impulse to act, regardless of the rationality of the motivation
urge
Consummate
To bring to completion or fruition
accomplished
Deride
To speak of or treat with contemptuous mirth
To ridicule
Diminish
To make smaller or less or to cause to appear so.
minimize
Dismissive
Showing indifference or disregard
boastful
Dupe
An easily deceived person
fool
Emulated
To strive to equal or excel, especially through imitation
compete
Eradicate
To get rid of as if by tearing up by the roots
abolish
Exotic
From another part of the world; foreign
foreign
Farce
A light dramatic work in which highly improbable plot situations, exaggerated characters, and often slapstick elements are used for humorous effect.
broad comedy
Furor
A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.
big scene
Homogeneity
The quality of being Of the same or similar nature or kind
similarity
Impassioned
To arouse the passions of
avid
Integrity
Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.
forthrightness