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acquiesce
to agree; comply quietly
berate
to scold harshly
charlatan
quack, fake
demote
to reduce to a lower grade or rank
embezzle
to steal money in violation of trust
foil
to defeat, frustrate
homily
sermonlike speech
maladroit
clumsy, tactless
paltry
pitifully small or worthless
rescind
to repeal, cancel
subjugate
to conquer, subdue; enslave
venerable
respected because of old age
arcane
secret, obscure, only known to a few
complicity
knowing partnership in wrong doing
dither
to act confusedly or without clear purpose
exuberant
lively, happy; in good spirits
infatuate
to become strongly or foolishly attached to; inspired with foolish passion, or overly in love.
hone
to sharpen
imprecation
a curse
indict
to accuse formally, charge with a crime