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condone
(v)to pardon or overlook
S:ignore, wink at, turn a blind eye to
A: censure, condemn, disaprove, deprecate
altercation
(n) an angry argument
S:quarrel, dispute, squabble
A:agreement,accord
dissent
(v) to disagree; (n) disagreement
S:(v) differ, dispute
A:(v) agree, concur; (n) unanimity, harmony
trite
(adj) commonplace; overused, stale
S:banal, hackneyed, corny
A:original, novel, fresh, innovative
exorcise
(v) to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive
S:expel, dispel
eminent
(adj) famous, outstanding, distiguished; projecting
S:illustrious, renowned
A:obscure, nameless, unsung, lowly, humble
usurp
(v) to seize and hold a position by force without right
S: seize illegally, commandeer, supplant
semblance
(n)a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition
S:appearance, air, aura, veneer, facade
A:dissimilarity, contrast, total lack
marauder
(n)a raider, plunderer
S:looter, pirate, freebooter
fabricate
(v)to make, manufacture; to make up, invent
S:put together, devise, contrive, concoct
A:take apart, undo, destroy, demolish
adherent
(n)a follower, supporter; (adj) attached, sticking to
S:(n) disciple
A:(n) opponent, adversery, critic, dtractor
irate
(adj) angry
S:incensed, infuriated, enraged, livid
A:calm, composed, cool, unruffled
abridge
(v)to make shorter
S:shorten, condense, abbreviate
A:expand, enlarge, augment
cherubic
(adj) resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent
S:angelic, seraphic, beatific
A:impish, devilish, diabolic, fiendish
obesity
(n) excessive fatness
S:serious overweight, extreme corpulence
A:emaciation, gauntness, scrawniness
pilfer
(v) to steal in small quantities
S:filch, rob, swipe, purloin
pauper
(n)an extremely poor person
S:destitute person
A:millionaire, tycoon
rift
(n) a split, break, breach
S:crack, fissure, gap, cleft
A:reconciliation
surmount
(v) to overcome, rise above
S:conquer, triumph over
A:be vanquished, be defeated, succumb to
terminate
(v) to bring to an end
S:conclue, finish, discontinue
A:begin, commence, initiate