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ameliorate
to improve
avid
having an ardent desire or unbounded craving
avid
marked by keen interest and enthusiasm
base
having or showing a contemptible, mean-spirited, or selfish lack of human decency
base
devoid of high values or ethics
base
inferior in value or quality
base
containing inferior substances
base (archaic)
of low birth, rank, or position
base (obsolete)
short in stature
calumny
false statement made maliciously to injure another's reputation
calumny
slander
deference
submission or courteous yielding to the opinion/wishes/judgemnet of another
deference
courteous respect
dissemble
to disguse behind a false appearance
dissemble
to feign or fake
inculcation
to impress something upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repitition
inculcation
to teach by frequent instruction or repitition
ingratiate
to bring into the favor or good graces of another by deliberate effort
licentious
lacking morale discipline or ignoring legal restraint (esp. in sexual conduct)
licentious
having no regard for accepted rules or standards
pallor
extreme or unnatural paleness
parochial
related to a parish
parochial
narrowly restricted in scope or outlook
predilection
preference
propitiation
appeasement
quail
to cower
subservient
subordinate in capacity or function
subservient
servile
subservient
useful as a means or an instrument
adamant
stubborn
agape
wide open
agape
in a state of wonder/amazement
anonymity
the state of being unknown
conciliatory
appease
conciliatory
regain or attempt to regain by pleasant behavior
conciliatory
to make or attempt to reconcile
confounded
to puzzle
confounded
to mix up
confounded
to make worse
contentious
quarrelsome
contentious
controversial
effrontery
brazen boldness
ignominy
disgrace
ignominy
shameful or disgraceful action, conduct, or character
imperceptible
impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
imperceptible
so subtle as to be barely perceptible
incredulous
skeptical
incredulous
expressive of disbelief
prodigious
impressively great in size, force, or extent
prodigious
extraordinary
purge
to free from impurities
purge
to remove as if by cleansing
purge
to rid of sin, guilt, or defilement
retaliation
to return like for like (esp. evil for evil)
sibilant
of, characterized by, or producing a hissing sound like that of (s) or (sh)
tantalize
to excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach