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abridge
(a brij')
to make shorter
adherent
(ad her' ent)
a follower, supporter; attached, sticking to
altercation
(ol ter ka' shen)
an angry argument
cherubic
(che ru' bik)
resembling an angle portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent
condone
(ken don')
to pardon or overlook
dissent
(di sent')
to disagree; disagreement
eminent
(em' e nent)
famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting
exorcise
(ek' sor siz)
to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive
fabricate
(fab' re kat)
to make, manufacture; to make up, invent
irate
(i rat')
angry
marauder
(me rod' er)
a raider, plunderer
obesity
(o be' se te)
excessive fatness
pauper
(po' per)
an extremely poor person
pilfer
(pil' fer)
to steal in small quantities
rift
(rift)
a split, break, breach
semblance
(sem' blens)
a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition
surmount
(ser maunt')
to overcome, rise above
terminate
(ter' me nat)
to bring to an end
trite
(trit)
commonplace; overused, stale
usurp
(yu serp')
to seize and hold a position by force or without right