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cur·tail'
v) to cut short or reduce
es'·pi·o·nage
n) the act of spying, especially a government spy otaining secrets of another government
in·al'·ien·a·ble
adj) not able to be taken or given away
in·car'·cer·ate
v) to confine or to put in prison
in·dig'·ni·ty
n) an insult to one's pride; offensive or humiliating treatment
in·dis·crim'·i·nate
adj) not marked by careful distinctions; haphazard
in'·fa·mous
adj) having a very bad reputation; notorious
2. disgraceful; vicious
in·ter·cede'
v) to act or plead on another's behalf; to try to smooth differences between two parties
ma·lign'
v) to say negative and unfair thinggs about; slander
adj) evil; showing ill will
per'·pe·trate
v) to commit, as a crime or other antisocial act
ram'·pant
adj) threateningly wild, without restraint or control; widespread
ran'·cor
n) a deep, long-held feeling of hatred or bitterness
rep·a·ra'·tion
n) a mending or repair
2. a making up or payment for a wrong or damage done especially in the case of international war
smat'·ter·ing
n) superficial, scatered knowledge
2. a small amount
dis·crim'·i·nate
v) to make or recognize clear distinctions
2. to treat in a less or more favorable way