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ABSCOND
TO DEPART HASTILY AND SECRETLY, ESPECIALLY TO ESCAPE THE LAW.
ACQUIT
TO DECLARE INNOCENT; TO ABSOLVE.
ADULTERATE
TO CHEAPEN BY ADDING INFERIOR INGREDIENTS; TO CORRUPT.
ALIENATE
TO MAKE UNFRIENDLY; TO ESTRANGE.
BLASPHEME
TO SPEAK PROFANELY OF GOD OR SACRED THINGS; TO CURSE.
BUNGLE
TO BOTCH; TO PERFORM CLUMSILY.
CANONIZE
TO DECLARE A DEAD PERSON TO BE A SAINT
CANVASS
TO GO THROUGH A DISTRICT ASKING FOR VOTES, OPINIONS, OR ORDERS.
CAUTERIZE
TO SEAR W/ A HOT IRON, AS TO CURE WOUNDS
CONDONE
TO PARDON OR OVERLOOK A FAULT
DECIMATE
TO KILL MANY OF.
DEIFY
TO MAKE A GOD OF; TO EXALT AND IDEALIZE
DISCONCERT
TO EMBARRASS; TO CONFUSE; TO UPSET
DISPARAGE
TO BELITTLE; TO SPEAK OF WITH CONTEMPT
DISSEMINATE
TO SCATTER EVERYWHERE; TO SPREAD, AS IF SOWING
ELUCIDATE
TO MAKE CLEAR; TO EXPLAIN
EXPURGATE
TO REMOVE OBSCENE OR OBJECTIONABLE MATTER; TO PURGE
EXTRADITE
TO RETURN A FUGITIVE TO ANOTHER STATE OR NATION
HAGGLE
TO ARGUE IN PETTY FASHION ABOUT TERMS AND PRICES.
HECKLE
TO HARASS W/ QUESTIONS AND SARCASTIC REMARKS
IMMOBILIZE
TO MAKE UNABLE TO MOVE; TO FIX IN PLACE
IMPEACH
TO ACCUSE AN OFFICIAL OF WRONGDOING
INTIMIDATE
TO MAKE TIMID; TO CONTROL ACTION BY INDUCING FEAR
LAUD
TO PRAISE
ORIENT
TO ADJUST TO A SITUATION
OSTRACIZE
TO EXCLUDE FROM SOCIETY; TO BANISH
PANDER
TO HELP SATISFY THE BASE DESIRES OF OTHERS
PROCRASTINATE
TO DELAY, TO POSTPONE ACTION
PROGNOSTICATE
TO PREDICT; TO FORETELL
RANT
TO SPEAK WILDLY; TO RAVE
RAZE
TO TEAR TO THE GROUND; TO DEMOLISH
RECANT
TO RENOUNCE FORMALLY ONE'S PREVIOUS STATEMENTS
SIMULATE
TO PRETEND; TO IMITATE; TO COUNTERFEIT
SLANDER
TO UTTER FALSEHOODS INJURING SOMEONE'S REPUTATION.
SMIRK
TO SMILE IN A CONCEITED OR AFFECTED MANNER
SUPERSEDE
TO TAKE THE PLACE OF; TO REPLACE; TO SUPPLANT