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allegation
an accusation
accusation
a statement criticizing someone
allege
to accuse or make an accusation
alleged
supposedly
recimination
a public criticism
illegitimate
not official not acceptable
relegate
to assign to a particular place or position; classify
legacy
heritage
perjury
to lie under oath
discriminate
1. to show preference or bias
2. to distinguish
3. to judge wisely
abjure
to publicly take back what you said
obstinant
stubborn and unyielding
obdurate
stubborn and unyielding usually hardhearted
recalcitrant
being stubborn and difficult
dogged
stubbornly sticking to a course of action
bystander
one who looks on or observes, a person present but not taking part
canvass
1. to go through an area in order to procure votes, sales etc.
2. to go over in detail; to discuss
downtrodden
treated unfairly and cruelly, oppressed
entice
to attract, tempt
erode
to wear away gradually, eat away
flounder
to thrash about in a clumsy or ineffective way
graphic
lifelike, vivid
gruesome
horrible, revolting, ghastly
melancholy
sad, gloomy, unhappy
ordeal
a difficult or painful experience, a trial
parch
to make dry and thirsty; to shrivel with heat
persist
to continue steadily in a course of action, refuse to stop or be changed; to last, remain
puny
of less than normal strength or size; of no importance
quibble
1. to evade or belittle a point by twisting words or raising minor objections
2. a petty objection
ratify
to approve, give formal approval to, confirm