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attenuate
to lessen, weaken, make thin
umbrage
cover or shadow
extirpate or eradicate
to root out something, to get rid of, to extirpate an evil is to root it out
adumbrate
to outline in a vague way, foreshadow
exterminate
to wipe out
umber
a color
assuage
soften or reduce used with feelings
annihilate
destroy utterly
capitulate
surrender on certain terms
penumbra
partly lighted area around the shadow or an eclipse
fulmen
latin word for thunderbolt or lightening
augment
to increase
mitigate
lessen, make milder used for weather and outward events
aggravate
make worse or more severe
obliterate
to destroy by rendering unrecognizable
exacerbate
sharpen or heighten
fulminate
to explode, erupt, shout violently
tenuis
latin word for thin
extenuate
make less serious, diminish
tenuous
thin, slight, weakened
allay
lessen, relieve or make less onerous; to allay a hardship is to lessen, relieve, or make it less onerous. used especially with fears
nihilists
people who believe in nothing becasue they have no basis for certain knowledge
instigate
provoke, incite
pacify
to quiet/calm down
alleviate
to relieve something such as pain or hardship