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scotch

suppress, thwart, to put an end to

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sojourn

temporary stay

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stratify

divide into classes; be arranged into strata

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swarthy

dark; dusky

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timidity

lack of self-confidence or courage

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ulterior

beyond what is seem or avowed; intentionally kept concealed

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valiant

bold; courageous; stouthearted; heroic

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wake

trail of ship or other object through water, path of something that was hone before

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acuity

sharpness

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animosity

active enmity

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atheistic

denying the existence of God

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bestow

give

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canny

shrewd; thrifty

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clemency

disposition to be lenient; mildness, as of the weather

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conifer

pine tree; cone-bearing tree

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coup de grace

a decisive finishing blow, act or event

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deleterious

harmful

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dilate

expand

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diverge

vary; go in different directions from the same point

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emendation

correction of errors; improvement