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Flashcards in Heroes and Villains Deck (18)
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1

Attenuate

Weaken, enfeeble

2

Belie

Disprove or deceive or negate

3

Connive

Plot, scheme

4

Deign

Lower oneself

5

Fulminate

To attack and denounce loudly

6

Impugn

Cast doubt

7

Lionize

Celebrate

8

Macerate

Liquefy, saturate

9

Obfuscate

To deliberately obscure/confuse
- perplex

10

Trammel

Hamper, trap

11

Wrest

Snatch

12

Dissemble

To disguise or conceal

13

Excavate

- to gouge
- to dig or scoop out

14

Capitulate

Surrender

15

Staunch

Loyal and committed

16

Indomitable

Impossible to subdue or defeat

17

Entropy

Deterioration, degradation

18

Extol

Praise enthusiastically