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absolve
to pronounce clear of guilt or blame.
grueling
physically or mentally demanding to the point of exhaustion.
wary
oh guard; watchful.
apathy
lack of interest or concern; lack of emotion or feeling; impassiveness.
embellish
to make beautiful; decorate.
disintegrate
to become reduced to components, fragments or particles.
exploit
to make use of selfishly or unethically.
fissure
a long, narrow opening; crack or cleft.
immaterial
of no importance or relevance; having no matieral body or form.
melodramatic
exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental.
optimistic
one who usually expects a favorable outcome.
portly
comfortably stout; stately, majesteic, imposing.
realistic
tending to or expressing an awareness of things as they really are.
simile
a figure of speech in which two essentially unlike things are compared.
tantamount
equivalent in effect or value.
virtual
existing in the mind; especially as a product of the imagination.