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Emancipate
unencumbered
Abide by
comply
Assuage
Ameliorate, mitigate [v]
Compel
Force, oblige
Condemn
deprecate
Disparage [verb]
depreciate [verb], belittle [verb], disdain [n], contempt [noun], dismissive (adjective], despise [v], deride [v]
Decry
[verb] denounce
Eschew [verb]
Shun [verb]
Reckless
Impetuous [adj], heedless [adj]
Impede
delay [v], hinder [v], prevent [v], stymie [v], thwart [v], avert [v], forestall [v]
Surmount
overcome [v]
Anomalous [adj]
abnormal [adj]
Intrude [v]
encroach [v]
Condon
accept [v]
Mire someone/thing in
[v] involve someone or something in (a difficult situation)
(refer) beleaguer
quandary [n]
Skewer
criticize [v]
Solicit
ask for [v]
Bewilder
be confused [v], perplex [v], baffle [v]
Impugn
call into question [v], impeach [v]
Reverence
homage [n]
Confer
bestow [v], present [v], grant [v], be vested in
Obsolete [adj]
out of date, outmoded [adj], antiquated [adj], old-fashioned [adj], feudal [adj]
Palatable
Savory
Espouse
accept [v], support [v]
Craze
rage [n]
Absolve
vindicate [v], exonerate [v], emancipate [v], acquit [v]
Palatable
[adj] (of an action or proposal) acceptable or satisfactory
not confuse with: palpable [adj]
Propensity
[n] an inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way
inclination [n], natural tendency [n],
Entrance
[v] fill (someone) with wonder and delight, holding their entire attention
capture attention [v],
Feat
[n] an achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength
achievement [n]
Ornate
[adj] elaborately or highly decorated
embellished [adj],
Ornate
embellished [adj], baroque [adj]
Absolve
[v] declare (someone) free from guilt, obligation, or punishment
vindicate [v],
refer: impunity [n]
Abstruse
[adj] difficult to understand
<Similar> obscure [adj], recondite [adj]
Abstemious
frugal [adj]
Deride
ridicule [v], satirize [v]
Obstinate [adj]
stubborn [adj]
Comply [v]
accede [v], abide by [v]
Esoteric
[adj] intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest
[adj] hermetic
Celibate [adj]
chaste [adj], chastity [n]
Punishment [n]
retribution [n], vengeance [n]
Imprisonment [n]
confinement [n], incarceration [n]
Violation [n]
infraction [n], infringement [n]
Incarcerate [v]
imprison [v], confine [v]
Evoke [v]
engender [v]
Prevalent
[adj] widespread in a particular area or at a particular time
<similar>
pervasive [adj] (especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or group of people
Deploy [v]
instigate [v]
Reprimand [v]
admonish [v], castigate [v],