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What is the definition of absolve?

To acquit; pardon

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What is the definition of acclaim?

To praise openly, praise

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What is the definition of accolade?

Praise, distinction

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What is the definition of bellicose?

War-like, hostile

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What is the definition of castigate?

To criticize or punish severely

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What is the synonym of chastise?

To admonish, reprimand, scold

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What is the synonym of defame?

To besmirch, dishonor, disparage

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What is the synonym of defile?

To debauch, adulterate, befoul

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What is the synonym of elucidate

To clarify, enlighten, explicate

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What is the synonym of finicky

Particular, fussy, fastidious

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What is the antonym of absolve?

To convict, condemn, incriminate

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What is the antonym of acclaim?

To condemn, criticize, decry

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What is the antonym of accolade?

Condemnation, criticism

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What is the antonym of bellicose?

Dovish, peaceful, amicable

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What is the antonym of castigate?

To approve, endorse, encourage

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What is the definition chastise?

To criticize severely

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What is the definition of defame?

To slander or libel

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What is the definition of defile?

To corrupt

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What is the definition of elucidate?

To clarify, explain

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What is the definition of finicky?

Picky

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What is the synonym of absolve?

To excuse, exonerate, exculpate

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What is the synonym of acclaim?

To extol, laud, commend

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What is the synonym of accolade?

Kudos, acclaim, plaudits

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What is the synonym of bellicose?

Belligerent, warlike, hostile

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What is the synonym of castigate

To beat, berate, discipline

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What is the antonym of chastise?

To bless, encourage, endorse

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What is the antonym of defame?

To honor, laud, commend

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What is the antonym of defile?

To purify, cleanse, expurgate

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What is the antonym of elucidate?

To obscure, confuse, obfuscate

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What is the antonym of finicky?

Undiscriminating, unparticular, unexacting