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a·mel'·io·rate
v) To make better; to become better; to improve
bale'·ful
adj) expressing hatred or evil; harmful, omnious
be'·rate
v) to criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
cir'·cum·vent
v) to avoid through craftiness
com·punc'·tion
n) a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by guilt
con·done'
v) to overlook or accept without punishment; to pardon or excuse
di·min'·u·tive
adj) very small; tiny
eu'·phe·mism
n) a polite term used to avoid directly naming something considered offensive or unpleasant
ex·pend'·a·ble
adj) able to be used up them discarded or replaced
her'·e·sy
n) the expression of shocking or unnacceptable veiws
in·fir'·mi·ty
n) physical or mental weakness or defect
pro·fane'
v) to treat with scorn or irreverence
adj)1. disrespectful of sacred things 2. Not connected with religion; wordly
rec'·om·pense
v) to pay or compensate
n) a payment or compensation
re·past'
n) food drink; a meal
ser'·vi·tude
n) a lack of freedom; forced labor