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acquit
ac quit

(v.) to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completely; to conduct or behave (oneself)
deem
deem

(v.) to think, believe; to consider, have an opinion
devastate
dev a state

(v.) to destroy, lay waste
discredit
dis cre dit

(v.) to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; to damage in reputation;
(n.) a loss or lack of belief, confidence, or reputation
elusive
e lu sive

(adj.) difficult to catch or to hold; hard to explain or understand
generate
gen er ate

(v.) to bring into existence; to be the cause of
idolize
i dol ize

(v.) to worship as an idol, make an idol of; to love very much
ingratitude
in grat i tude

(n.) a lack of thankfulness
keepsake
keep sake

(n.) something kept in memory of the giver; a souvenir
mortal
mor tal

(n.) a being that must eventually die;
(adj.) of or relating to such a being; causing death, fatal; possible, conceivable
ovation
o va tion

(n.) an enthusiastic public welcome, an outburst of applause
petty
pet ty

(adj.) unimportant, trivial; narrow-minded; secondary in rank, minor
plight
plight

(n.) a condition or state (usually bad); (v.) to pledge, promise solemnly
repent
re pent

(v.) to feel sorry for what one has done or failed to do
reverie
rev er ie

(n.) a daydream; the condition of being lost in thought
revocation
re vo ca tion

(n.) an act or instance of calling back, repealing; an annulment, cancellation
scan
scan

(v.) to examine closely; to look over quickly but thoroughly; to analyze the rhythm of a poem;
(n.) an examination
strand
strand

(n.) a beach or shore; a string of wire, hair, etc.
(v.) to drive or run aground; to leave in a hopeless position
strife
strife

(n.) bitter disagreement; fighting, struggle
topple
top ple

(v.) to fall forward; to overturn, bring about the downfall of