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Abate

To reduce

2

Amalgamate

to combine

3

Ameliorate

to make better

4

anachronism

something out of place

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antipathy

extreme dislike

6

arbitrate

judge disputes

7

ardor

intense passionate feeling

8

attenuate

to reduce force

9

audacious

fearless

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banal

boring, predictable

11

cacaphony

harsh

12

capricious

changing one's mind

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castigate

to punish

14

chauvinist

prejudiced

15

chicanery

deception

16

cogent

convincing and well reasoned

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condone

to overlook

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convoluted

intricate and complicated

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corroborate

provide supporting evidence

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credulous

gullible

21

deference

respect

22

deride

to speak or treat with contempt

23

desiccate

to dry out thoroughly

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desultory

jumping from one thing to another

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diatribe

condemnatory speech

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diffident

lacking self confidence

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dilate

to make larger

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dilatory

intended to delay

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dilettante

amateurish

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disabuse

to set right