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What is the meaning of austere?
severe or stern in manner
What is the meaning of beneficent?
performing acts of kindness or charity
What is the meaning of cadaverous?
pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
What is the meaning of concoct?
to prepare by combining ingredients
What is the meaning of crass?
coarse, unfeeling; stupid
What is the meaning of debase?
to lower in character, quality or value
What is the meaning of desecrate?
to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently
What is the meaning of disconcert?
to confuse
What is the meaning of grandiose?
grand in an impressive or stately way
What is the meaning of inconsequential?
trifling
What is the meaning of infraction?
a breaking of a law
What is the meaning of mitigate?
to make milder or softer
What is the meaning of pillage?
to rob of goods by open force, plunder
What is the meaning of prate?
to talk a great deal in foolish or aimless fashion
What is the meaning of punctilious?
very careful and exact
What is the meaning of redoubtable?
inspiring fear or awe
What is the meaning of reprove?
to find fault with
What is the meaning of restitution?
the act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position
What is the meaning of stalwart?
strong and sturdy
What is the meaning of vulnerable?
open to attack