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clemency
noun.
forbearance or mercy toward a wrongdoer or opponent
desecrate
verb.
to abuse the sacred character of a thing.
disparage
verb.
to speak or write debasingly of.
euphony
noun.
harmonious language or sounds
extenuate
verb.
to reduce in seriousness, external aspect, or extent
hyperopia
noun.
farsightedness
impunity
noun.
freedom from punishment or penalty
incorporeal
adj.
lacking form
muse
verb.
to meditate (about a topic)
necrology
noun.
a list of people who have recently died
numismatics
noun.
coin or currency collecting.
ostensibly
adverb.
seemingly; as represented
pastoral
adj.
pertaining to life in the country
placid
adj.
undisturbed; smooth
pliant
adj.
supple
prodigal
adj.
wasteful or extravagant
rapacious
adj.
given to plunder or the forcible overpowering of another
replicate
verb.
to reproduce (an event or action)
stalemate
noun.
literally, a posistion in a chess game in which there is no winner, yet neither side can make a legal move
troglodyte
noun.
one who behanves in a beastly, savage, or primitive manner