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ameliorate
to make better; to become better; to improve
baleful
expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous
berate
to criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
circumvent
to avoid through craftiness
compunction
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by grief
condone
to overlook or accept without punishment; to pardon or excuse
diminuitive
very small; tiny
euphemism
a polite term used to avoid directly naming something considered offensive or unpleasant
expendable
able to be used up and then discarded or replaced
heresy
the expression of shocking or unacceptable views
infirmity
physical or mental weakness or defect
profane
1. to treat with scorn or irreverence
2. disrespectful of sacred thigns
3. not connected with religion; worldly
recompense
1. to pay or compensate
2. payment; compensation
servitude
a lack of freedom; forced labor
repast
food and drink; a meal