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malign
evil in nature and effects; baleful, graveky injurious
resurgence
the act of rising again
malevolence
the wishing or the disposition to wish evil to others; ill will
exalt
to raise or set up on high; to lift up, elevate
licentious
disregarding commonly accepted rules, deviating freely from correctness, esp. in matters of grammar or literary style; overstepping customary limits
pallor
paleness or pallidness, esp. of the face
ecstasy
the state of being "beside oneself", thrown into a frenzy or a stupor, iwth anxiety, astonishment, fear, or passion
ameliorate
to make better, to better or improve
corroborate
to strengthen, invigorate, or refresh; to support by concurrent or agreeing statements or evidence; to make more sure or cetain; to confirm
formidable
fit to inspire dread or apprehension; diffucult to overcome, resist, or deal with; giving cause for serious apprehension of defeat or failure
partisan
an adherent or proponent of a party, cause, person, etc; esp. a devoted or zealous supporter; sometimes with an unfavorable conotation; an unreasoning, prejudiced, or blindly fanatical adherent
defamation
the bringing of ill fame or dishonor upon any one; disgrace, shame
bemuse
to make utterly confused or muddled; as with intoxicating liqour; to put into a stupid starel to stupefy
trepidation
termulous agitation; confused hurry or alarm; confusionl flurry; perturbation
hypocrite
one who falsely professes to be virtuously or religiously inclined: one who pretends to have feelings or beilefs of a higher order than his real ones
wily
crafy, cunning, sly, artful
methodical
characterized by method or oder; performed or carried on systematically or meticulously
abrogate
to abolish, to put an end tol to cancel
prudent
having or excersising sound judgement; circumspect, discreet, worldly-wise