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15 Cards in this Set

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curtail
to cut short or reduce
discriminate
1. to make or recognize clear distinctions
2. to treat in a less or more favorable way
espionage
the act of spying, especially a government spy obtaining secrets of another government
inalienable
not able to be taken or given away
incarcerate
to confine or to put in prison
indignity
an insult to one's pride; offensive or humiliating treatment
indiscriminate
not marked by careful distinctions; haphazard
infamous
1. having a very bad reputation; notorious
2. disgraceful; vicious
intercede
to act or plead on another's behalf; to try to smooth the diffrences between two parties
malign
1. to say negative and unfair things about; slander
2. evil; showing ill will
perpetrate
to commit, as a crime or other antisocial act
rampant
threateningly wild, without restraint or control; widespread
rancor
a deep, long-held feeling of hatred or bitterness
reparation
1. a mending or repair
2. a making up or payment for a wrong or damage done, especially in the case of an international war
smattering
1. superficial, scattered knowlege
2. a small amount