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an extremely poor person

pauper

2

to disagree

dissent (verb)

3

commonplace; overused, stale

trite

4

excessive fatness

obesity

5

a disagreement

dissent (noun)

6

to seize and hold a position by force or without right

usurp

7

a raider or plunderer

marauder

8

to pardon or overlook

condone

9

to overcome or rise above

surmount

10

angry

irate

11

to bring to an end

terminate

12

resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent

cherubic

13

a likeness; an outward appearance

semblance

14

to make, manufacture; to make up, invent

fabricate

15

to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive

exorcise

16

an angry argument

altercation

17

to steal in small quantities

pilfer

18

famous, outstanding, distinguished

eminent

19

a follower, supporter (noun)

adherent

20

to make shorter

abridge

21

adherent

attached, sticking to; follower

22

pilfer

to steal in small quantities

23

eminent

famous, outstanding, distinguished

24

usurp

to seize and hold a position by force or without right

25

pauper

an extremely poor person

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dissent

to disagree; a disagreement

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abridge

to make shorter

28

trite

commonplace; overused, stale

29

rift

a split, break, breach

30

exorcise

to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppresive

31

obesity

Overweight

32

condone

to pardon or overlook

33

semblance

likeness; an outward appearance

34

terminate

to bring to an end

35

fabricate

to make, manufacture; to make up, invent

36

marauder

a raider, plunderer

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cherubic

resembling an angel; innocent

38

altercation

an angry argument

39

irate

angry

40

surmount

to overcome, rise above

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attached, sticking to

adherent (adjective)

42

to split, break, breach

rift