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abstain
(v) to stay away from doing something by one's own choice
accommodate
(v) to do a favor or service for, help out; to provide for, supply with; to have space for; to make fit or suitable
allegiance
(n) the loyalty or obligation owed to a government, nation, or cause
amalgamate
(v) to unite; to combine elements into a unified whole
append
(v) to attach, add, or tack on as a supplement or extra item
commemorate
(v) to preserve, honor, or celebrate the memory of
enumerate
(v) to count; to name one by one, list
exalt
(v) to make high in rank, power, character, or quality; to fill with pride, joy, or noble feeling; to praise, honor
extort
(v) to obtain by violence, misuse of authority, or threats
far-fetched
(adj) strained or improbable (in the sense of not being logical or believable), going far afield from a topic
glum
(adj) depressed, gloomy
replica
(n) a copy, close reproduction
responsive
(adj) answering or replying; reacting readily to requests, suggestions, etc., showing interest and understanding
sanctuary
(n) a sacred or holy place; refuge or protection from capture or punishment; a place of refuge or protection
self-seeking
(adj) selfishly ambitious
submissive
(adj) humbly obedient; tending to give in to authority, obeying without protest
tally
(v) to count up; to keep score; to make entries for reckoning; to correspond or agree;

(n) a total or score

taskmaster
(n) one whose job it is to assign work to others; one who uses his or her power to make people work very hard
transform
(v) to change completely in appearance or form; to make into something else
upheaval
(n) a sudden, violent upward movement; great disorder or radical change