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Acquit

free from an accusation; declare innocent; absolve; exonerate

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Alternate

offering a choice; substitute; alternative

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Condone

treat as trivial, harmless, or unimportant; overlook; excuse

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Congested

filled to excess; clogged; overcrowded

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Crucial

of the highest importance; decisive;critical

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Drowsey

half asleep; sleepy; lethargic

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Encumber

weigh down; burden; tax

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Impair

make worse; weaken; diminish; damage; mar

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Inane

lacking in sense; empty-headed; silly; foolish; asinine

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Infraction

breaking of a law; violation; breach; infringement

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Nominal

very small; trifling; insignificant

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Objective

something toward which efforts are directed; aim; goal; purpose

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Offend

hurt the feelings of; insult; affront; provoke

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Rectify

set right; correct; remedy; amend

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Remorseful

full remorse; contrite; penitent

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Restive

impatient of control or restraint; restless; uneasy; edgy

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Sanctuary

place of refuge and protection; asylum; shelter

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Scope

range; breadth; extent

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Server

put apart as if by cutting; break off; cut; dissolve; separate

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Tepid

moderately warm; lukewarm; unenthusiastic