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Chide
To Criticize, to scold mildly or express disapproval
Coalition
A partnership,
a union of individuals, groups, or nations for some specific purpose
Commensurate
consistent with
corresponding in degree, number, or size; in proportion
connotation
suggested meaning
secondary meaning
Diabolic
devilish
very cruel, wicked
dilapidated
run down
integral
essential
noxious
unhealthy
scenario
outline of possible events
yen
a longing
a strong desire/craving
atrophy
to waste away
deplore
to condemn
to feel or express disapproval
exacerbate
to make worse
imperative
essential
necessary, urgent
mitigate
to relieve
to make less severe/intense
objective
open minded
based on what only can be observed
panacea
a universal remedy
a cure-all
unprecedented
unheard of
utilitarian
practical
decorum
proper conduct
correctness in behavior and manners
espouse
to speak for
to support
exhilaration
liveliness, cheerfulness, high spirits
exorbitant
extremely high
beyond what is reasonable or appropriate
extricate
to untangle
facilitate
to assist
to make easier to do or get
orthodox
traditional
rejuvenate
to give new life to
synchronize
to coordinate
tenuous
shaky
poory supportive/weak
assimilate
to be absorbed
to become more similar to a larger whole; especially, to blend into or adjust to a main culture
deprivation
a deficiency
lack/shortage of one or more basic necessaties
belligerent
quarrelsome
quick or eager to aruge/fight
hostile
aggressive
demeanor
behavior
conduct
manner
denunciation
criticism
a strong expression of disapproval
dissipate
to scatter
to drive away
indolent
unwilling to work
lazy
inherent
natural
built-in
nonchalant
coolly unconcerned
calm/carefree
unassuming
humble
modest
not boastful/arrogant
unilateral
one-sided
analogy
comparison
annihilate
to wipe out
to destroy completely
criterion
a standard
emanate
to come out
to flow
holistic
concerned with the whole instead of seperate parts
placebo
a false medication
a substance that contains no medicine
proficient
highly competent
skilled/expert
staunch
faithful
firm/loyal
strong in support
subversive
intended to destroy
vindicate
prove innocent
-cian, -ian
a person with expertise
dec-
ten
duc, duct
to lead
-en
made of
homo-
alike
oct, octo
eight
-ous
characterized by
phil, -phile
love
sur
over
vol
by choice