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bereaved

deprived or left desolate, especially through death

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bequest

something left to someone in a will

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benign

gentle, not harmful, kind,mild

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benevolent

generous, kind, doing good deeds

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benefactor

one who provides help, especially in the form of a gift or donation

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belie

to give a false impression o, to contradict

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beleaguer

to surround, to besiege, to harass

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belabor

to go over repeatedly or to an absurd extent

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bastion

stronghold, fortress, fortified place

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bane

poison, torment, cause of harm

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banal

unoriginal, ordinary

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awry

off course, twisted to one side

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avow

to claim, to declare boldly, to admit

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autonomoous

acting independently

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autocratic

ruling with aboslute authority, extremely bossy

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austere

unadorned, stern, forbidding, without excess

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aupicious

favorable, promising, pointing to a good result

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attrition

gradual wearing away, weakening, or loss, a natural or expected decrease in numbers or size

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astute

shrewd, keen in judgment

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assuage

to soothe, to pacify, to easy the pain of, to relieve

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assimilate

to take in, to absorb, to learn thoroughly