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shackle
v-to put into chains;(n.,usually pl.) a chain, fetter
cleave
v-to cut or split open; to cling to
incite
v-to rouse, stir up, urge on
haphazard
adj-by chance, not planned; lacking in order
cordial
adj-in a friendly manner, hearty; cheery; n-a liqueur
annex
v-to add to, attach; to incorporate; n-an attachment or addition
debacle
n-an overwhelming defeat, rout; a complete collapse or failure
devitalize
v-to make weak or lifeless
glib
adj-ready and fluent in speech; thoughtless, insincere
exonerate
v-to clear from a charge or accusation
embroil
v-to involve in a conflict or difficulty; to throw into confusion
improvise
v-to compose or perform without preparation; to construct from available materials
pallor
n-an extreme or unnatural paleness
profuse
adj-very abundant; given or flowing freely
influx
n-a coming in, inflow
precipitous
adj-very steep
pedigree
n-a list of ancestors, family tree; the history or origin of something
reconcile
v-to restore to friendship; to settle; to resign (oneself)
cornerstone
n-the starting point of a building; a fundamental principle or element
threadbare
adj-shabby, old and worn