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absolve
to pronounce clear of guilt or blame
arbitrate
to make a settlement between two parties
augment
to make greater in size
calamity
a disaster
catharsis
a purifying of the emotions
conduit
a pipe used for conveying fluids
covert
secret
cull
to pick out from others, to remove rejected members
disgress
to stray from the subject, to swerve off subject
ebb
a period of decline
indignity
humiliating to a persons pride
inundate
to flood or swamp
lament
to express grief for or about
lavish
extravagance
penury
extreme want or poverty
pretentious
showy
prostrate
to cause to lie flat
supplant
to displace and substitute for
entreat
to make an earnest request of, to ask for earnestly
transgress
to go beyond or over the law