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Allege
To assign wrong doing yet to be proven
To accuse
Allocate
To parcel out
To distribute
Adjudicate
To assign by judicial procedure
Juxtapose
To place side by side
To place adjacently
Manifest
To make seen
To make evident/clear
Integrate
To bring together as one
To make complete
Appropriate
To set aside for private use
To take w/o permission
Beget
To give birth to
To cause or lead up to
Concur
To agree
Gerrymander
To divide into political units
To give one group an advantage
Hyperbolize
To exaggerate
Decry
Openly condemn
Discredit
Decimate
To in large measure destroy
To cause large scale destruction
Denounce
To speak against
The art of criticizing
Construe
To decide on the meaning of something
Contrive
Make up
Vacillate
To waver
To hesitate
To be indecisive
Vex
Irritate/Harass/Trouble/
Puzzle/Baffle
Exult
To rejoice in triumph
To glory
To celebrate
Cajole
To persuade
To wheedle
To Coax
Disparage
To putdown
Belittle
Belie
To contradict
To make a false impression
Discern
Careful in judgment
Prudent
Not showy
Augment
Increase
Add to make bigger
Gainsay
Oppose/Deny/Dispute/
Contradict/Belie
Recriminate
Bitterly counter accuse
Sequester
To set apart
Segregate
Seclude
Transfix
To hold motionless as if being pierced
Patronize
To treat as an inferior
To treat condescendingly, arrogantly
Admonish
To reprimand
To scold gently
To warn
Adulterate
To soil
To contaminate
To taint
Abnegate
To deny oneself
To give up something
Scrutinize
To examine closely and minutely
Censure
To condemn severely
To judge
To punish
Abjure
To renounce
To repudiate
Reject
Abdicate
To relinquish a position of power
Incense
To make really angry
Gauge
To judge
To take the measure of
Absolve
To free from blame, sin, or responsibility
Stymie
To thwart, stop block the way of
Hinder
Subjugate
To dominate into submission
Subdue and enslave
Abridge
To shorten
Condense
Abscond
To run away with and hide
Abash
To shame or embarras
Flout
To treat with contemptuous disregard
Engender
To cause to develop
To bring forth
To produce
Deprecate
To put down
Disapprove
Deride
To mock
To put down
To ridicule
Denude
To strip
Lay bare
Deign
To stoop to give
Condescend
Condone
To overlook
To excuse
To permit
Eschew
To avoid as wrong or distasteful
To abstain
Espouse
To take up a cause
Embrace or promote
Countermand
To cancel or override a former command
Capitulate
To give up
Surrender
Careen
To lurch or toss from side to side
To lean over to one side
Delimit
To set the limits on something
Defer
To yield in honor of, or respect for
Condescend
To look down on; patronize
Conjure
To bring into being, or make magically
Castigate
To chastise harshly
To criticize severely
Corroborate
To substantiate
To back up
Confirm
Placate
Appease; pacify, usually by conceding something
Daunt
Intimidate
Hector
To intimidate; to harass by bluster or personal pressure; to badger
Harangue
To make a bombastic ranting speech
To lecture
Rail
Scold, in harsh, abusive language
Dissipate
To break up
Squander
Mitigate
To alleviate, mollify
To moderate the effect of something
Contemplate
To meditate on
Consider with continued attention
Disseminate
To give out, spread widely
Make widely
Alleviate
To lighten the load
Make easier
Relieve
Allude
To make indirect reference to
Link
Hint
Distend
To swell or swell up
Forsake
To withdraw from/leave behind/to renounce/Tt abandon
Extradite
To deliver an accused criminal from one state to another
Exemplify
To serve as an example
Expedite
To facilitate
Free up
Speed up
Fraternize
To socialize, mingle
Be friendly
Associate with
Extemporize
To do or say in the moment
Improvise
Abate
To cease
To subside
To reduce
Abduct
To take away by force
Kidnap
Abhor
To really hate
To detest
Avow
To declare openly
To acknowledge
Beguile
To charm/to enchant/
to deceive/to while away time
Wangle
To shake
To wiggle
To manipulate
Circumscribe
To draw a line around
To encircle
To limit
Coalesce
To come together/ To unite/ To form into one/
To integrate
Procrastinate
To put off intentionally something that should be done
To delay
Beset
To harass
To trouble
To overwhelm
Deduce
To derive by reasoning
Infer
Recant
Publicly take back
Renounce
Make open confession of error
Depreciate
To reduce in value or price
Descry
To discover by investigation
Detect
Qualify
To modify, delimit or restrict
Congregate
To assemble
Gather
Conjecture
To infer
Guess
Consecrate
To make, or declare holy
Appease
To please by giving in
Soothe
Pacify
Appreciate
To raise the value of
Delineate
To accurately portray or describe
Decline
To refuse politely