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Abject
Most miserable; wretched.
King Lear's life changed from one of luxury and power to one of (ABJECT) poverty and helplessness.
Advocate
To plead in favor of; to defend.
This organization (ADVOCATES) the release of all people imprisoned for their beliefs.
Atrocity

Atrocious
The act of great cruelty an wickedness.

Very brutal,wicked, or cruel.
The war crimes judges in the The Hague examined (ATROCITIES) committed during the war.
Commemmorate
To serve as a memorial to; to remember in a solemn manner.
The badge was to (COMMEMORATE) the soldiers in war.
Dialect
A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammaar, punctuation, and vocabulary.
The (DIALECT) in the story was from the south.
Dire
Having terrible consequences; urgent or desperate.
The (DIRE) consequences of defacing school property was not going to be good.
Elite
A group that enjoys superior status to others.

Considered superior to others.
Our neighbors acted (ELITE) toward us because they had a bigger lawn.
Enhance
To make greater or better.
The product was (ENHANCED) by having 40% more green!
Flagrant
Clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right.
She acted very (FLAGRANT) at the dinner table.
Languish
To lose hope, strength, or vitality because of neglect or bad conditions.
We (LANGUISHED) on the sidelines as the buzzer sounded, and the opposing team shouted with victory.
Mute
To soften or tone down the sound of.

Not speaking or not able to speak; silent
The new girl was (MUTE).
Raze
To level to the ground; destroy completely.
Someone bought land and then (RAZED) everything already there.
Reprisal
A retaliation for an injury.
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Turmoil
A state of confusion of agitation; tumult.
The fire was burning around me and I was in a (TURMOIL).
Wreak
To bring about or inflict.

To express or vent.
She (WREAKED) her anger.