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memorandum
a note to aid one's memory; an informal note or report; reminder
illicit
not permitted, unlawful, illegal
persevere
to keep doing something in spite of difficulties; refuse to quit
dawdle
to waste time; delay, dillydally
relish
enjoyment or satisfaction; something that adds flavor; to enjoy greatly
authorize
approve, permit, empower
scour
to clean or polish by hard rubbing; to move quickly in search of; scrub
gullible
easily fooled; trusting; innocent
quash
to crush, put down completely; suppress
culprit
a person who has committed a crime, lawbreaker
prevaricate
to lie; to mislead on purpose
immerse
to plunge or dip into a fluid; to involve deeply; dunk
reminisce
to recall one's past thoughts, feelings, or experiences; remember
expend
to spend; to use up; consume
pathetic
marked by strong emotion/pity; moving, distressing
inflammatory
causing excitement or anger; provoking
writhe
to make twisting movements in a way that suggests pain; twist, squirm
fatality
an event resulting in death; casualty
tribute
something done or given to show thanks or respect; a payment; praise, honor
dissect
to cut apart in preparation for scientific study