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acquit

(v) to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completely; to conduct or behave oneself

deem

(v) to think, believe; to consider,have an opinion

devastate

(v) to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins

discredit

(v) to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; to damage in reputation;


(n) a loss or lack of belief, confidence, or reputation

elusive

(adj) difficult to catch or hold; hard to explain or understand

generate

(v) to bring into existence; to be the cause

idolize

(v) to worship as an idol, make an idol of; to love very much

ingratitude

(n) a lack of thankfulness

keepsake

(n) something kept in memory of the giver; a souvenir

mortal

(n) a being that must eventually die


(adj) of or relating to such a being; causing death, fatal; possible, conceivable



ovation

(n) an enthusiastic public welcome, an outburst of applause

petty

(adj) unimportant, trivial; narrow-minded; secondary in rank, minor

plight

(n) a sorry condition/state (v) to pledge, promise solemnly

repent

(v) to feel sorry for what one has done or has failed to do

reverie

(n) a daydream; the condition of being lost in thought

revocation

(n) an act or instance of calling back, an annulment, cancellation

scan

(v) to examine closely; to look over quickly but thoroughly; to analyze the rhythm of a poem;


(n) an examination

strand

(n) a beach or shore; a string of wire, hair, etc.


(v) to drive or run aground; to leave in a hopeless position

strife

(n) a bitter disagreement; fighting, struggle

topple

(v) to fall forward; to overturn, bring about the downfall of