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To renounce one's thrown

Abdicate

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To confer or present something

Bestow

2

Having a lot of space inside

Capacious

3

Able to burn or corrode organic tissue by chemical action

Caustic

4

A medieval military expedition

Crusade

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To spoil the surface or appearance of something

Deface

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An official ban or trade

Embargo

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A mistaken belief

Fallacy

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Humor or frivolity

Levity

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Given to begging

Mendicant

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Make someone feel sick

Nauseate

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Nullify; to make Ineffective

Negate

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Of crucial importance in relation to the development or success of something else

Pivotal

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A person that is rewarded of something

Recipient

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A trick or act of deception

Ruse

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Be full of or swarming with

Teem

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A principle or belief

Tenet

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Easy to control or influence

Tractable

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Something or someone that is awkward or clumsy

Ungainly

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Wanting or devouring great quantities of food

Voracious