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austere
(adj) severe or stern in manner; wothout adornment or luxury; simple harsh
beneficial
(adj) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits; doing good
cadaverous
(adj) pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
concoct
(v) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish); to devise, invent
crass
(adj) coarse, unfeeling; stupid
debase
(v) to lower in character, quality, or value to degrade, adulterate
desecrate
(v) to commit sacrilege; to treat irreverently
desist
(v) to cease doing something, forbear
disconcert
(v) to confuse; to disturb the composure of
grandiose
(adj) grand in an impressive or stately way, marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
inconsequential
(adj) trifling, unimportant
infraction
(n) breaking of a law or obligation
mitigate
(v) to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity
pillage
(v) rob or goods by open force (as in war); plunder;
(n) the act of looting; booty
prate
(v) to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
punctilious
(adj) very careful and exact, attentive to fine points or etiquette or propriety
redoubtable
(adj) inspiring fear or awe
reprove
(v) to find fault with, scold, rebuke
restitution
(n) the act of restoring something to the rightful owner; making good for loss or damage
stalwart
(adj) strong and sturdy; brave; resolute
(n) a string supporter
stipend
(n) a fixed sum or money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses
vulnerable
(adj) open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected