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ameliorate

amelioration
become better

improvement
conserve

conservation
keep from waste, loss

preservation from loss, injury or waste
detriment

detrimental
injury, damage or something that causes it

harmful
exotic
1. introduced from another country

2. strickingly unusual, strange
folly
lack of good sense, foolish action or undertaking
formerly

former
in an earlier period, previously

preceding, previous
harmony

harmonious
tranquility

friendly
ignore

ignoramus
refuse to pay attention to

ignorant
impediment

impede
something that hinders or obstructs

interfere w/ progress of
indolent

indolence
lazy

laziness
intact
uninjured
invalid
(adj.) having no force or effect

(n.) sickly or disabled person
noncarcinogenic
tending not to produce cancer

(like ingrediants that will not cause cancer)
parsimonious
not generous when it comes to spending money
raze
destroy utterly by tearing down
reticent

reticence
uncommunicative

restraint in communicating
retire
withdraw from active duty or business

go to bed
retort
(v.) answer, reply sharply or angrily

(n.) quick reply
subvert

subversion
overturn or overthrow from the foundation

sabotage
tractable

tractability
easily led, taught, controlled

obedience