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Predispose
to incline beforehand
predilection
a preference, partiality
advocate
to recommend, plead for
corroborate
to confirm, support
vindicate
to clear from blame
emulate
to attempt to equal or excel
venerate
to revere or regard with deep respect
extol
to praise highly
adulation
excessive praise or flattery
repute
reputation, favor, or esteem
adjudge
to decide officialy
accredit
to authorize
testimonial
a token of admiration or gratitude
auspices
patronage, sponsorship, or protection
abase
to humble, degrade or lower
debase
to lower or reduce in value
degrade
to lower in rank
disparage
to speak slightingly of
deprecate
to plead earnestly against
contemn
to view or treat with scorn
flout
to mock or scorn
discredit
to disbelieve or cause to
sully
to defile or to make or become soiled
contumely
contemptuous, insolent or insulting language
revile
to speak abusively
scathing
bitterly and fiercely severe
acccede
to agree or consent
acquiesce
to consent or accept
ally
to unite, join or relate
identify
to establish the indentify of
unison
sounding the same notes at the same time
complaisance
willingness to please or oblige
affinity
atrraction or close relationship
crony
old friends
consort
to keep company
tryst
a meeting held by appointment
connubial
having to do with marriage
appease
to pacify, satisfy
wheedle
to coax
curry
to flatter in order to win favor
captivate
to fascinate or charm
importune
to request urgently and repeatedly
badger
to nag, torment, tease or annoy
goad
to urge on or prod
browbeat
to bully or threaten with harsh looks or words
browbeat
to bully or threaten with harsh looks or words
domineer
to rule over tyrannily
intimidate
to make timid or afraid
subjugate
to subdue, conquer
capitulate
to give up or surrender
submission
the act of yielding or surrendering
deference
a yielding to someones desires
obeisance
a gesture of courtesy or reverence
volition
the exercise of the will
duress
compulsion or illegal force
perforce
of or through necessity
copmulsory
required or forced
peremptory
decisiv, absolute, dogmatic or dictorial
incendiary
causing fire or stirring up strife
convoke
to call together, for meeting