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abscond
to hide away, conceal
alleviate
to mkae lighter, diminish weight of
altercation
angry dispute
ameliorate
make better, improve
amerce
from mercy
to punish by arbitrary fine
ancillary
pertaining to a handmaid
servant
anomaly
irregularity
apotheosis
theos=god
action of ranking among the gods
attainment
acquiring by effort
aubade
musical announcment of dawn
autocratic
auto=self crat=ruling
absolute in authority
bivouac
open air camp for soldiers
caveat
cavre=to beware
warning, admonition or caution
chauvinist
Nicolas Chauvin had absurd patriotism
excessive loyalty, predjudice
colloquial
distinguished language, speech
consecrate
dedicate to a sacred purpose
sacr=to make sacred
cyclothymia
condition w/ cyclic alterations of mood
demarcate
to mark off, seperate
deride
to laugh at in contempt or scorn
didactic
giving instruction, teaching