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desecrate
v. to commit sacrilege, treat irreverently, to contaminate, pollute
inconsequential
adj. trifling, unimportant
concoct
v. to preparte by combining ingredients, make up,, invent
disconcert
v. to confuse, to disturb the composure of
cadaverous
adj. pale gaunt, resembling a corpse
grandiose
adj. grand in an impressive or stately way, absurdly exaggerated
debase
v. to lower in character, quality, or value. to degrade, adulterate
beneficient
adj. performing acts of kindness or charity.
crass
adj. coarse, unfeeling, stupid.
desist
v. to cease doiong something, forbear
austere
adj. sever or stern in manner. without adornment or luxury. simple plain
infraction
n. a breaking of a law or obligation.
redoubtable
adj. inspiring fear or awe. illustrious, eminent
pillage
v. to rob of goods by open force
n. the act of looting
vulnerable
adj. open to attack, capable of being wounded or damaged. unprotected
stipend
n. a fixed sum of money apid periodically for services or to defray expenses
prate
v. to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
restitution
n. the act of restoring someone/something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position.
punctilious
adj. very careful and exact. attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety.
stalwart
adj. strong and sturdy, brave, resolute.
n.a brave, strong person.
reprove
v. to find fault with, scold, rebuke.
mitigate
v. to make milder of softer, to moderate in force or intensity.