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abstain
to stay away from doing something by one's own choice
accommodate
to do a favor or service for, help out; to provide for, supply with, to have space for; to make fit or suitable
allegiance
the loyalty or obligation owed to a government, nation, or cause
amalgamate
to unite; to combine elements into a unified whole
append
to attach, add, or tack on as a supplement or extra item
commemorate
to preserve, honor, or celebrate the memory of
enumerate
to count; to name one by one, list
exalt
to make high in rank, power, character, or quality; to fill with pride, joy, or noble feeling; to praise, honor
extort
to obtain by violence, misuse of authority, or threats
far-fetched
strained or improbable (in the sense of not being logical or believable), going far afield from a topic
glum
depressed, gloomy
replica
a copy, close reproduction
responsive
answering or replying; reacting readily to requests, suggestions, etc.; showing interest and understanding
sanctuary
a sacred or holy place; refuge or protection from capture of punishment; a place of refuge or protection
self-seeking
selfishly ambitious
submissive
humbly obedient; tending to give in to authority, obeying without protest
tally
to count up; to keep score; to make entries for reckoning; to correspond or agree; a total or score
taskmaster
one whose job it is to assign work to others; one who uses his or her power to make people work very hard
transform
to change completely in appearance or form; to make into something else
upheaval
a sudden, violent upward movement; great disorder or radical change