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(v)to lower in esteem, degrade; to humble
abase
(v)to move to action; to impel
actuate
(v)to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid
avert
(adj)rude, unrefined; clumsy
boorish
(n)the main impact, force, or burden
brunt
(n)a fighter; (adj)engaged in fighting
combatant
(adj)inactive; in a state of suspension; sleeping
dormant
(adj)causing uncertainty or suspicion; in a doubtful or uncertain way
dubious
(v)to deliver a loud, ranting speech; (n)a loud speech
harangue
(v)to make a destructive raid on; to torment; harass
harry
(adj)not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offenses
impenitent
(n)a tricky, unprincipled, or decietful fellow
knave
(n)a large military force; any large group or number; (adj)many, numerous
legion
(n)generosity, generous act; breadth of mind or outlook
liberality
(n)one who begins a lawsuit
plaintiff
(v)to examine, investigate thoroughly; (n) an investigation; a device used to explore or examine
probe
(v)to draw out of lengthen in space or time
protract
(v) to cut or take from(or as if from)a quarry; (n) a place from which stones is taken; something that is hunted or pursued
quarry
(v)to refuse with scorn or disdain
spurn
(n) an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
subterfuge