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auspicious (adj)

showing or suggesting that future success is likely

expedite (v)

to cause (something) to happen faster

extenuating (v)

to make light of; to lessen or try to lessen the seriousness

fraudulent (adj)

done to trick someone for the purpose of getting something valuable

innuendo (n)

a statement which indirectly suggests that someone has done something immoral, improper, etc.

rebuke (v)

to speak in an angry and critical way to someone

redeem (v)

to exchange (something, such as a coupon or lottery ticket) for money, an award, etc.

rescind (v)

to say officially that (something) is no longer valid; to end (a law, contract, agreement, etc.) officially

subordinate (adj)

in a position of less power or authority than someone else

transgress (v)

to do something that is not allowed; to disobey a command or law

vehement (adj)

showing strong and often angry feelings; very emotional