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abject
Most miserable; wretched.
advocate
To plead in favor of; defend.
atrocity
An act of great cruelty and wickedness.
commemorate
To serve as a memorial to; to remember in a solemn manner.
dialect
A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary.
dire
Having terrible consequences; urgent or desperate.
elite
Agroup that enjoys superior status to others.
enhance
To make greater or better.
flagrant
Clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right.
languish
To lose hope, strength, or vitalitybecause of neglect or bad conditions.
mute
To soften or tone down the sound of.
raze
To level to the ground; to destroy completely.
reprisal
A retaliation for an injury.
turmoil
A state of confusion or agitation; tumult.
wreak
To bring about or inflict.