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absolve
forgive, free from blame
augment
increase or enlarge
cache
hiding place
callous
unfeeling, insensitive
capitulate
surrender, stop resisting
censure
blame or condemn
chastise
severely criticize
clemency
disposition towards mercy, mildness
coalesce
fuse, unite
copious
abundant, lavish
cursory
brief, w/o much attentive detail
depravity
moral corruption
desecrate
treat w. disrespect
distitute
very poor, totally lacking
ebb
decline, recede
efface
erase, rub away, obscure
elucidate
make clear
enshroud
cover, enclose w. dark cover
exorbitant
extravagant, exceeding what is usual
expedite
make faster/easier, carry out promptly
expunge
erase, strike out
extol
praise highly
feign
pretend, give false impression
fortuitous
happing by chance, lucky, fortunate
furtive
secret, done by stealth, sly
galvanize
arouse suddenly, stimulate, spur into action
garner
gather and store away, aquire by effort
gratuitous
freely given, unnecessary, uncalled for, unwarranted
immaterial
insignificant, unimportant
incessant
unceasing
incontrovertible
not disputable, not open to question
irreverent
disrespectful, gently/humourously mocking
jeopardy
exposure to danger, peril
lax
careless, too relaxed
listless
indifferent, lack of energy, spiritless
meander
weander aimlessly
mercenary
person serving only for money, greedy
myriad
immense indefinite number, multitude
negligent
careless, remiss
obliterate
blot out leaving no traces, destroy
paltry
tiny/insignificant amount, meager, scant
pariah
outcast
pique
hurt/rile feelings of someone, irritate
poignant
emo moving
precept
rule/principle to guide conduct
pretentious
showy
provincial
narrowminded
quaint
pleasantly oldfashioned
raucous
boisterious, hard sounding, noisy, disorderly
reprehensible
deserving of blame
respite
interval of rest, temp delay
resplendent
brilliant, gloriously bright
sardonic
disdainful, scornfully mocking
scantly
minimal, hardly sufficient
surmise
infer on minimal grounds, conjecture, suppose
table
remove from consideration
tenet
principle, doctrine/beliefe held by group
tonic
drink, something that invigorates
travesty
parodyturpitude
vapid
tasteless, dull
vestige
remains of something no longer existing
vivacious
lively, spirited
wanton
immoral, lewd, deliberate maliciousness, no regard for others
winsome
charming, sweetly engaging
zenith
highest point