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abrogate
to abolish annul or do away with
adulterate
to cheapen or debase with inferior or harmful ingredients
alleviate
to lessen lighten relieve
amalgamate
to combine unite or fuse
integration
merging, or unifications of seperate plans, races, or processes
interfusion
process of mixing such ingredientsa as cultures races or ideas
consolidations
is the process of combing material assets or gains
coalescence
combining by the gradual process of merging or growing together
coalition
temporary union of political forces when one cannot obtain majority by itself
merger
combination of two business firms
amortize
to write off a debt by regular payments
connive
to approve of or secretly aid the wrongdoing of another
condone
to approve it by seeming to overlook it
collude
to conspire for fraudulent purposes
conspire
to devise a plot or plan against someone
effect
to bring about, accomplish
eventuality
ultimate outcome
executions
of a command or a commision is the performance of it
effetuations
of a plan is its accomplishments
hibernate
to spen the winter in a resting state
aestivate
to spend the summer
hibernian
is a native of ireland
pacify
to make calm, appease
stultify
to render absurd or useless
farce
is a form of absurdity to which a court trial may be reduced by frivolous evidence
laudicrousnesss
is much more laughable than is stulficiation
preposterousness
is startling or shocking absurdity
clement
mild, merciful
lenient
merciful, mild
indigenous
native, characteristic of a specific region
aboriginal
oldest earliest known specices of plants
aborigines
earliest native inhabitant of a land
endemic
plant or desease prevalent in one region
indigent
needy, poor
impoverished
one who formerly had wealth
impecunious
person with not much money because of bad management
destitute
exteremely poor person lacking money for food
mundane
earthly commonplace
secular
worldly, nonreligious
secularish
preoccupation with worldly concerns
secretarianism
excessive devotion to one sect or its beliefs
obsolete
outmoded, out of use
antique
usually less than three hundred years old
ancient
usually more than a thousand years old
archaic
words or objects usually obsolete
decadent
customs or practices on the decline
onerous
burdensome, oppressive
reputable
well thought of , respected
ribald
coarsely mocking, scurrilous
indelicate
mockingly abusive
vulgur
crude, coarse, unrefined
traumatic
painful, resulting from violent physical injury or emotional shock
voluptuous
giving delight to the sense
hedonistic
existance that assumes that pleasure is the highest good
epicurean
delights that are sensuous
sybarite
person fond of luxury and pleasure