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descecrate
(v.) to commit sacrilege, treat irreverently; to contaminate, pollute
inconsequential
(adj.) trifling; unimportant
concoct
(v.) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish); to devise, invent, fabricate
disconcert
(v.) to confuse; to disturb the composure of
cadaverous
pale, gaunt, thin, resembling a corpse
grandiose
(adj.) grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affection or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
debase
(v.) to lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
beneficent
(adj.) preforming acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good to others
crass
(adj.) coarse, unfeeling; stupid
desist
(v.) to stop doing something, forbear
austere
(adj.) severe or stern matnner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour flavor
infraction
(n.) a breaking of a law or obligation; wrongdoing
redoubtable
(adj.) inspiring fear or awe; illustrious, eminent
pillage
(v.) to rob of goods by open force (as in war), plunder
(n.) the act of looting; booty
vulnerable
(adj.) open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected
stipend
(n.) fixed sum of money paid periodically for service or to defray expenses
prate
(v.) to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
restitution
(n.) the act of restoring someone/ something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good for loss or damage
punctilious
(adj.) very careful and exact, attentive to fine points or etiquette or propriety
stalwart
(adj.) strong and sturdy; brave
(n.) a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
reprove
(v.) to find fault with, scold, rebuke
mitigate
(v.) to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity