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Abdicate
to resign, formally give up an office or duty; to disown, discard
Bestow
to give as a gift; to provide with lodgings
Capacious
able to hold much, roomy
Caustic
able to burn or eat away by chemical action; biting, sarcastic
Crusade
a strong movement to advance a cause or idea; to campaign, eork vigorously
Deface
to injure or destroy the surface or appearence of; to damage the value, influence, or effect of; to face down, outshine
Embargo
an oreder forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods; any restraint or hindrance; to forbid to enter or leave port; to forbid trade with
Fallacy
a flase notion or belief; an error in thinking
Levity
a lack of seriousness or earnestness, espically about things taht should be treated with respect; buoyancy, lightness in weight
Mendicant
a beggar; depending on begging for a living
Nauseate
to make sick to the stomach; to fill with disgust
Negate
to nullify, deny, bring to nothing
Pivotal
vitally important, essential
Recipient
one who receives; receiving; able or willing to receive
Ruse
an action designed to confuse or mislead, a trick
Teem
to become filled to overflowing; to be present in large quanities
Tenet
an opinion, belief, or principle hedl to be true
Tractable
easily managed, easy to deal with; easily wrought, malleable
Ungainly
clumsy, awkward; unwiedly
Voracious
having a huge appetite, greedy, ravenous; excessively eager