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Abject
Most miserable; wretched
Advocate
v. to plead in favor or; to defend n. one who argues for or defends a person, group, or idea
Atrocity
An act of great cruelty and wickedness
Atrocious
1.very brutal, wicked or cruel 2. Appallingly bad; outrageous
Commemorate
To serve as a memorial to; to remember in a solemn manner
Dialect
A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary
Dire
Having terrible consequences; urgent or desperate
Elite
n. a group that enjoys superior status to others adj. considered superior to others
Enhance
To make greater or better
Flagrant
Clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right
Languish
To lose hope, strength or vitality because of neglect or bad conditions
Mute
v. to soften or tone down the sound of adj. not speaking or not able to speak; silent
Raze
To level to the ground; to destroy completely
Reprisal
Retaliation for an injury
Turmoil
A state of confusion or agitation; tumult
Wreak
1.to bring about or inflict 2. To express or vent