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1

Abridge

Make shorter. Verb.

2

Adherent

A follower, supporter. Noun. Attached, sticking to. Adj.

3

Altercation

Angry argument. Noun.

4

Cherubic

Resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round or chubby face. Sweet and innocent. Adj.

5

Condone

Pardon or overlook. Verb.

6

Dissent

Disagree. Verb. Disagreement. Noun.

7

Eminent

Famous, outstanding. Adj.

8

Exorcise

Drive out by magic, dispose of something troublesome. Verb.

9

Fabricate

Make, manufacture, make up, invent. Verb.

10

Gluttony

Engaging in extreme eating or drinking, greedy overindulgence. Noun.

11

Irate

Angry. Adj.

12

Marauder

Raider, plunderer. Noun.

13

Pauper

Extremely poor person. Noun.

14

Pilfer

Steal in small quantities. Verb

15

Rift

A split, break, breach. Noun.

16

Semblance

A likeness, outward appearance. Noun.

17

Surmount

Overcome, rise above. Verb.

18

Terminate

Bring to an end. Verb.

19

Trite

Overused, stale. Adj.

20

Usurp

Seize and hold a position by force or without right. Verb.