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to resign, formally give up an office or a duty

abdicate

2

to disown, discard

abdicate

3

to give as a gift

bestow

4

to provide with lodgings

bestow

5

able to hold much, roomy

capacious

6

able to burn or eat away by chemical action

caustic

7

biting, sarcastic

caustic

8

a strong movement to advance a cause or idea

crusade

9

to campaign, work vigorously

crusade

10

to injure or destroy the surface or appearance of

deface

11

to damage the value, influence, or effect of

deface

12

to face down, outshine

deface

13

an order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods

embargo

14

any restraint or hindrance

embargo

15

to forbid to enter or leave port

embargo

16

to forbid trade with

embargo

17

a false notion or belief

fallacy

18

an error in thinking

fallacy

19

a lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about things that should be treated with respect

levity

20

buoyancy, lightness in weight

levity

21

beggar

mendicant

22

depending on begging for a living

mendicant

23

to make sick to the stomach

nauseate

24

to fill with disgust

nauseate

25

to nullify, deny, bring to nothing

negate

26

vitally important, essential

pivotal

27

one who receives

recipient

28

receiving, able or willing to receive

recipient

29

an action designed to confuse or mislead, a trick

ruse

30

to become filled to overflowing

teem